Salman Rashid

Travel writer, Fellow of Royal Geographical Society

Celebrating Real Heroes

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Urdu article that appeared in Armed Forces Monthly Magazine Hilal.

And here is this story in English

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posted by Salman Rashid @ 12:00 AM,


At November 10, 2013 at 6:45 PM, Blogger Jalal Hameed said...

Very moving anecdote indeed - we the soldiers whether in or out of uniform remain loyal to the land we have been protecting - unfortunately it is the politicians who remain loyal to the money, loot it and leave the country for the next government to plunder.

At November 10, 2013 at 7:29 PM, Blogger Nayyar Julian said...

Supper heroes. We don't seem to have such people any more. Thanks for writing Urdu.

At November 10, 2013 at 8:04 PM, Anonymous Saima Ashraf said...

hataan tay naeen vikday......

At November 11, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

These people r the salt of the earth on whom depends the survival of this planet. It is fashionable to call such sob stories. As for the father's stoicism, compared with him, v r like Akbar Allahabadi:

"Raqeebon nay rappat likhwaaee hai jaa jaa keh thaanay mein
"Keh Akbar naam laita hai Khuda ka iss zamanay mein"


At January 23, 2016 at 10:15 AM, Anonymous Muhammad Athar said...

This country is still existing because of such peoples. I bow my head for such people

At January 23, 2016 at 10:47 AM, Blogger AHMED BAJWA said...

Heart Warming. It is my conviction that Subcontinent got Independence at least 100 years premature.

At December 17, 2016 at 4:39 PM, Anonymous saadat said...

Eman and Twakkal,are two basic traits of the characters of this story.our society is fast getting rid of these.

At May 27, 2017 at 7:48 AM, Blogger Mario D'Sylva said...

Who is a patriot? My house, my village, my region, my country.


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