India and Pakistan have much to learn from each other, writes Kunwar Idris. He admires India’s institutionalised democracy and separation of powers that Pakistan sorely lacks. And what can India learn from Pakistan?
It is not all one-way traffic. When it comes to social and moral stresses caused by alcoholism, lewdness, prostitution and similar evils which inevitably accompany a pluralistic society, India could benefit by following Pakistan’s orthodox restraints imposed by its religious and legal codes. In India, 10 million people are suspected to have AIDS. The number in Pakistan can be counted on one’s fingers. [Dawn]
Try again, Kunwar Idris.