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She pointed out that patronisation of shrines by power centres started during Mughal era, which was continued by British rulers and other rulers after1947.
This is moment of crisis and choices have to be made clearly -with whom I stand and I stand with my fellow writers of Punjabi as well as other languages, who have taken side of suffering humanity and spoken against the patronisation of communal hatred, attack on institutions of knowledge, attack on freedom of ideas and their expression fearlessly,"he said.
He said the people of Balochistan also want due respect and importance for their tribal elders and patronisation of the youth by the governments and all other concerned official quarters.
Differences in former allies developed shortly before the May 11 national elections on the issues of local government laws and PPP patronisation of proscribed Peoples Peace Committee in restive Lyari town, that is a PPP domain in this largest city of Pakistan which otherwise is represented by MQM.
It is darkly funny, disturbing and poignant, but O'Donnell does not indulge in patronisation.
Blaming the ruling government for law and order breakdown in Karachi, he said he would ask the President Asif Ali Zardari and the Prime Minister Yousuf Ali Gilani and the Sindh Chief Minister to stop "official patronisation of the Lyari gang, land mafia and criminal elements".
She stressed that there was a need for more governmental patronisation of literary activities.
So when you hear about a new recruit, there can sometimes be the faint scent of patronisation in the air.
These are just two examples of men's continued patronisation of women that I come across on a regular basis.
She said: "His disability awareness skills are outstanding, since he is able to cater for our needs without a hint of patronisation, and his staff treat all the customers with courtesy and consideration.
Between now and June 7 we will be subjected to bribes, sweet-talk, patronisation, endless promises of how our lot in life will be effortlessly improved (without, of course, having to pay extra tax) etc, etc.
accountable, the seniors believe that the older systems where secrecy and patronisation were the norms, would still work fine for the Grand Old Party which is facing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nationally and other regional outfits.