Sir: We claim ourselves to be civilized and democratic people, but when it comes to situations like protests, we forget everything. What has been happening in Karachi for the last few days is enough to reveal our true selves. No economic activity was allowed, not even hospitals and medical stores could be opened.
I request the protesting parties in Karachi to help make it a prosperous city, because each of us depends on Karachi to survive eventually. This is the only way to prove ourselves as a civilized and educated nation.
Waqas Abdul Qayyum
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