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7 pictures which show why Pakistan is no different from India!

India TV News Desk 10 Jun 2015, 11:49:54 IST
India TV News Desk

The relationship between India and Pakistan has always been on the bitter side, since independence.

Over the years, owing to humongous increase in the terror attacks, ceasefire violations and political disturbances, there is a certain kind of hatred developed between the people living on both sides of the border. Both the countrymen do not want to see each other eye to eye, be it on border or in a cricket match. The only exception being political meetings where things look  cordial.

But that's not all about Pakistan, the country on the ground is somewhat similar to it India.

Culturally both the nation are close to each other. Like India, Pakistan is an ethnically and linguistically diverse country, with a similar variation in its geography and wildlife. Ranging from food habits, lifestyle and language, there is lot more common between India and Pakistan, which is under the covers.

To understand the country better let's sneak-peek into the daily life of people of Pakistan:

 

1. Pakistani Movies

Pakistani spectators look at film posters displayed at a local cinema in Rawalpindi. Pakistani cinemas started losing its audience in the 1990s after local films become unpopular due to its poor script and originality. Most of the cinemas are demolished around Pakistan and are replaced by shopping malls.

 

2. Pakistani Children

Pakistani children, who are displaced with their families from a Pakistani tribal area where security forces are fighting against militants, sit at a roadside before their homes in Islamabad's slums, Thursday, June 4, 2015 in Pakistan.  Pakistan observed the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression on June 4.

 

3. Pakistani Fashion

A model presents creations by Pakistani designer Ayesha Ibrahim at Bridal Couture Week 2015, Friday, June 5, 2015 in Karachi, Pakistan.

 

4. Pakistani Automobiles

A man drives his restored vintage Chevrolet classic car in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. For an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like traveling back in time. Mohsin Ikraam, president of the Vintage and Classic Car Club of Pakistan says among rich Pakistanis, the desire to own a classic automobile has been growing and the club's membership has topped 10,000.

 

5. Minorities in Pakistan

A Pakistani Christian couple look at large cross, under construction at a cemetery in Karachi, Pakistan. Towering over this violent port city in Pakistan, where Islamic militant attacks and gangland shootings remain common, is an uncommon sight in this Muslim-majority country: a 42-meter (140-foot) Christian cross. The cross, being built by a businessman who said the idea came to him in a dream, is rising as Christians in Pakistan often face discrimination.

 

6. Health in Pakistan

A Pakistani health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Polio remains endemic in Pakistan after the Taliban banned vaccinations, attacks targeted medical staffers and suspicions lingered about the inoculations.

 

7. Pakistan Summers

People cool off themselves in a canal in Lahore, Pakistan, where temperature reached 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit), Sunday, June 7, 2015. Many cities in Pakistan are facing heat wave conditions with temperatures reaching 46 degrees Celsius (116.8 Fahrenheit) in some place.