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It merits mention here that the persistent sit in of Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan at Faizabad has multiplied the miseries of the citizens of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
The increasing joblessness would further add to the miseries of the people living in the province.
Making reference to the impotent protagonist of Stendhal's Armance (1827), Barthes lists various manifestations of this unwelcome, if banal, daily return to suffering: "Modes of waking: sad, wracked (with tenderness), affectless, innocent, panic-stricken (Octave comes to, after fainting: 'All of a sudden his miseries were clear in his mind: one does not die of pain, or he was a dead man at that moment').