“ Two decades from now , Pakistan will have no Parsis “
A TRUE AND PRODUCTIVE PAKISTANI. [ I had an opportunity to see him in Chicago, when he was Pakistan’s ambassador.]
“Osman Samiudin in his assessment of Marker mentions an old anecdote of the Quaid e Azam that is often related. The story goes that an old, haggard looking man was once found enthusiastically clapping at one of the Quaid’s speeches. When a man sceptical of his understanding asked him if he knew English, he responded that he did not, but it was enough that the Quaid was speaking for him to clap and he didn’t need to understand what was being said.
That was the comparison Sammiudin drew of Marker, that his and Kureshi’s voices on the radio were not understandable to most of the country, but they were reassuring enough for them to know what was going on.”