How Are You Pakistan, My Love?

Love is “a strong feeling of affection” and patriotism is “devoted love, support, and defense of one’s country; national loyalty”. When you have spent years in a state you just can’t count blessings in the given life which the country offers. Now question yourself what Pakistan has offered YOU in all these? Freedom, independence, vibrant culture, resilient society apart from depravities which people perceive based on their own experiences.

This country is blessed with four seasons; a cool, dry winter from December through February; a hot, dry spring from March through May; the mid year stormy season, or southwest rainstorm period, from June through September; and the withdrawing rainstorm time of October and November. The onset and span of these seasons shift to some degree as per area. But few countries are blessed with varied seasons and Pakistan is among them.

Blend of culture; each awesome country makes the most of its own way of life. So also, Pakistani culture is extremely unmistakable because of its Islamic nature and rich historical foundation. Pakistani culture has the all accompanying qualities of great mixed culture: Islamic qualities and customs, National and territorial dialects, Rich literature, Variety of attire based on geographical differences, Fairs and Festivals, Sports & Handicrafts.

Topography of this country ranges from highest mountain ranges of the world (Himalayas and Hindukush Range) to largest desert (Thar desert is world’s ninth largest) and deepest sea port (Gwadar hot water port).

Pakistani food is a refined mix of different local cooking conventions of South Asia. Pakistani food is fundamentally the same as North Indian cooking, yet joins recognizable Central Asian and Western Asia impacts and is more meat-arranged. The combination Mughlai cooking is the most famous food found in most Pakistani eateries. Inside Pakistan, food fluctuates extraordinarily from area to area, mirroring the nation’s ethnic and social differing qualities. Nourishment from the eastern areas of Punjab and Sindh can be exceedingly prepared and zesty, which is normal for the kinds of the South Asian locale. Sustenance in different parts of Pakistan, especially Balochistan, Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas additionally hold particular tastes in light of different provincial impact

After counting all these blessings and many more the question arises should loving your country become an obligation in return of these countless bounties? Love and Patriotism is a feeling which is unconditional. Love, loyalty and defence of the country comes regardless of counting blessings. Always ask yourself what you have given to this country despite of ranting about what Pakistan has given you in all those years. Because this life will not be enough to count them all.

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