Marx Se Khaif Log  

11:45 PM | 27 Jul, 2023
Marx Se Khaif Log  

"Marx Se Khaif Log" is an insightful and thought-provoking book that critically analyzes the socio-political landscape of Pakistani society through a Marxist lens. Authored by Amer Raza, this collection of blogs presents a compelling deconstruction of the major narratives constructed by the ruling elite, offering an alternative perspective on ideology, religion, and power dynamics in Pakistan. The book serves as a valuable resource for readers interested in understanding the mechanisms used by the capitalist class to maintain their dominance while marginalizing Marxist thinkers.

Amer Raza
Amer Raza

One of the book's most commendable aspects is its incisive examination of the tactics employed by the ruling elite to perpetuate their rule. The author masterfully exposes the manipulative strategies used to extend the hegemony of national and global capitalism, shedding light on the ideological constructs that reinforce the status quo. By scrutinizing the narratives surrounding ideology and religion, the author reveals how these concepts are weaponized to suppress dissenting voices and maintain the interests of the ruling class.

The comprehensive analysis provided in "Marx Se Khaif Log" offers rich insights into the complicity of various societal actors in perpetuating capitalist hegemony. From religious leaders to educational institutions, scholars, and media journalists, the author skillfully demonstrates how these influential figures play a role in consolidating the existing power structures. By exposing their involvement, the book invites readers to reflect on the complex web of interests and motivations that sustain the capitalist system.

Moreover, the book's strong foundation in Marxist theory is praiseworthy. The author deftly employs Marxist principles to dissect the Pakistani sociopolitical context, bridging theory and practice in a manner that enhances our understanding of the country's socio-economic landscape. Through well-researched examples and concrete illustrations, the author demonstrates the relevance of Marxist thought in analyzing and addressing the pressing issues faced by Pakistani society.

While "Marx Se Khaif Log" is a comprehensive and insightful work, there are a few areas where it could have been strengthened. The book primarily focuses on the Pakistani context, and a broader examination of the global implications of capitalist hegemony could have further enriched the analysis. Additionally, a more nuanced exploration of potential alternatives to capitalism would have provided readers with a comprehensive understanding of the author's vision for societal transformation.

In conclusion, "Marx Se Khaif Log" is a compelling and scholarly critique of capitalist hegemony in Pakistani society. Through its rigorous analysis and engagement with Marxist theory, the book challenges prevailing narratives and sheds light on the tactics employed by the ruling elite to maintain their power. Although there are areas for further exploration, the book's invaluable insights make it an essential read for anyone interested in understanding the dynamics of power, ideology, and religion in contemporary Pakistani society.

The author is a social activist and working for the reproductive health rights of women in rural Pakistan.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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