Peshawar. Prayer time.The vast majority of Pakistan's 140 million citizens are Muslims but they have many different ethnic backgrounds. The main groups are Sindhis, Baloch, Pashtuns, Punjabis and the Mohajirs - Muslim refugees who left their homes in India in 1947 so as to reach the land of the pure. Of these five groups it is the Panjabis who have the upper hand. Theirs is the  richest and most populous province and all the other national groups routinely complain for Panjabi dominance. (image by Gyula Sopronyi)
Peshawar. Prayer time.The vast majority of Pakistan's 140 million citizens are Muslims but they have many different ethnic backgrounds. The main groups are Sindhis, Baloch, Pashtuns, Punjabis and the Mohajirs - Muslim refugees who left their homes in India in 1947 so as to reach the land of the pure. Of these five groups it is the Panjabis who have the upper hand. Theirs is the richest and most populous province and all the other national groups routinely complain for Panjabi dominance.
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