Discrimination In Balochistan Essay

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“Discrimination means unequal or unfair treatment of different people based on specific characteristics”. Provincial discrimination means unfair treatment between people of different provinces i.e. giving more rights to one province while not fulfilling the rights of other provinces. Just like racism provincial discrimination is a very common type of discrimination in the world many nations and countries have faced it before and are still facing it. Provincial Discrimination can occur in two ways: it can be at government level or it could be among people. A person cannot be a true patriot until he loves all his country fellows irrespective of their province, also a person cannot reach the highest levels of nationalism until he calls
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It is the 5th most populated country in the world. In terms of land it is the 33rd largest country. There are 4 provinces in Pakistan .Punjab, Sindh, kpk and balochistan. From the very beginning of Pakistan, provincial discrimination can be seen in all the 4 provinces of Pakistan. Rather than calling themselves Pakistani, people in Punjab call themselves Punjabi, people in Sindh call themselves sindhi, people in kpk call themselves pakthoons and people in balochistan call themselves balochies. Discrimination on the basis of province can be seen everywhere, Punjabis think there are somehow superior than sindhis while sindhis think they are more educated than Punjabis, balochis and pakhtoons feels that Punjabis plays a dominant role in Pakistan while we are deprived , we are not given enough importance. This seeks of importance due to discrimination makes provinces to think of their own rather than thinking as a nation. The founder of Pakistan Quaid -e- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah has always emphasized on nation’s unity, loyalty and justice. He was never in the favor of any specific province, he always talk about the whole Pakistan, he never identifies himself as Punjabi, sindhi, balochi or pakhtoon. He always said that we all are Pakistani. But with the course of time and due to the lack of knowledge we have forgotten the golden teachings of Pakistan’s founder and started to recognize ourselves with our provincial identity. We cannot …show more content…
If we want a society of peace, then we cannot have such a society by violence. If we want a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate with anyone in the process of building this society. (Bayard Rustin, 1999). There should be no discrimination with languages people speak, color of skin or religion (Malala Yousafzai, 2012). We will never have real civilization unless we have learned to recognize the rights of others. (Will Rogers, 2000). I dislike prejudice, discrimination, and snobbishness of any type - it always reflects on the person who is judging and not the person who is judged. Everyone should be treated equally. (Gordon Brown, 1980). It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. (Audre lorde, 1998). Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up. (Bill Gates, 1995). A discrimination impact human’s health in terrible terrible ways. (Gilbert Herdt , 2001). Discrimination is a disease. (Roger Staubach, 2002). How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination. (Barbra Streisand, 1999). Discrimination is discrimination even when people say its tradition. (DaShanne Stokes,

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