Three Cross-Border Couples Recount How This India-Pakistan Bad Blood Affects Them

Three Cross-Border Couples Recount How This India-Pakistan Bad Blood Affects ThemExactly 36-years ago, 55-year-old Saleem Nooruddin, who is in the chemical manufacturing business in Karachi, had flown to Mumbai in search of an Indian bride. He was then a strapping young man of 23.

“I came to India because I wanted a girl from a completely different background. The visa used to be granted in a day. I with my elder brother went to Mumbai and there I saw Mumtaz wearing a girl scout uniform, helping a pregnant woman walking down the stairs in our common community centre called Jamatkhana. Within 7 days I was engaged to her on 31st December 1979,” Saleem says in an email in response to questions.

Today, they live Karachi with two grown children settled in Dubai.

Read at the source: scoopwhoop.com

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