November 16, 2020
“Doctor, the welder sitting outside the beautiful hospital where you have a heart bypass does the stitches, and so do you.” You two are equal because if you put his welding gun in your hand, you will not be able to apply the same solder.
The conversation took place between a doctor and well-known intellectual and writer Ashfaq Ahmed, whom he mentioned in his TV program ‘Zawiyah’.
The purpose of this discussion was to highlight this ‘class gulf’ in the country and to explain why in society only educated people are called people with a high degree….
The story originally appeared in BBC NEWS Urdu