Inspired by this excellent story by Amna Khawar on Pakistan’s travel/tourism posters, I tweeted about the way we have taken a totally different direction – of disinheriting ourselves of a rich heritage, scaring away tourists and allowing extremists to hijack our identity. Here’s what I said with the posters found by Amna K.
What a Lovely Review on my book “Delhi by Heart” published in South Asia Magazine!
By Tariq Bashir
Delhi by Heart is a passionate rendition of a great city’s story steeped in history and rich traditions of religion, literature, music and cuisine. By all standards it figures as an excellent first book by Raza Rumi who seems […]
Fiction writer Intizar Hussain (DAWN)
“In his exuberance, Rumi started writing without planning beforehand, knowing not how his narrative will end. The narrative, however, came to an end by itself…”
Asif Noorani (Daily Dawn)
“Raza Rumi’s Delhi by Heart is a research-based readable account of the city he fell […]
While the ‘easy-white-woman’ stereotype is being reinforced, how can Pakistan become a tourist destination?
Conversing with Charlotte is always a pleasure. She’s original and witty; each encounter with her is memorable – regrettably, the last one for all the wrong reasons. She told me some stories about her visits to Pakistan that left me […]