It is a sad day indeed for any patriotic Pakistani. The Quaid’s residence at Ziarat was destroyed in a rocket attack. It was a wooden structure which was burnt to ashes along with all the artifacts. At first I was deeply saddened when I heard the news. I visited this place about 21 years back and can recall how beautiful it was. The house, the furniture the surroundings everything was just perfect.
I got this news through a Face Book share. And this was followed by yet another news of an a attack on Bolan Medical College in which 14 students died with many more were injured. The surprising thing which I observed was that there were messages by the public on social media which showed how depressed and disturbed they were.
Yes, the incident is sad indeed, but it does not mean that we loose hope. In fact, what I have been able to understand form these attacks is that the terrorists or whatever they are (may they rot in hell) are trying to demoralize the nation as a whole and hence they have chosen such a target. One that is closer to our hearts, and one that is sure to hurt us real bad. To the extent that we start losing hope. But by doing so we are playing in to their hands. We are doing exactly what they want.
The Quaid’s residence was a symbolic, somewhat synonymous with the Quaid himself. That, it has been destroyed dos not mean all is lost. Though, someone failed to do his duty, still all is not lost. We can and will construct many more such buildings, if the spirit is not defeated. The spirit has to remain alive, at all costs. And that is what matters most.
Through a media campaign people are being led to believe that Baloch people want separation from Pakistan, but recent elections have proved otherwise. So these enemies of Pakistan have struck at a place which symbolizes our ideology, in a way. They may be able to kill a few of us, they maybe able to destroy a few of our buildings but they will never be able to kill our spirit. And that is what we should fight for. Pakistan Zindabad.