In violation of the Constitution

IN the eyes of Pakistan’s Constitution, all Pakistanis are equal citizens and everyone has a right to follow their respective faith.

The new national curriculum was part of a larger set of education reforms intended to correct the problems of ideology, bias, prejudice and bigotry in the previous school curriculum and textbooks. It is clear that an opportunity has been missed.

If the education system cannot reform itself, others must step in. In this era of judicial activism, will the courts take notice of a flagrant violation of the Constitution, the very document which they have sworn to protect?

Physicist who served Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad for 32 years before retiring in 2005.