Pakistani truck and bus art is famous worldwide. Many truck and bus drivers in Pakistan use their vehicles as a medium of expression for themselves. From some intricate paintings to romantic verses, film heroes to portraits of Allama Iqbal anything could be seen on these vehicles.
Rickshaw is no exception in this race as many rickshaws can nowadays be seen with poems and verses on various topics. In above image the owner of the vehicle has named his rickshaw” Sare Raah(means on the way)”. “Ye soch rah hai Pakistan (what Pakistan thinks)” is a distressed and cheerless poetic expression written on it.
– Na koi dhanda na koi kam, Rishwat aam traffic jam
– America kay hum banay ghulam, Sari dunia main badnaam
– Hoga kia mera anjam, Ye soch raha hai Pakistan
Just below the poem ‘always speak the truth’ has been written also. The rickshaw owner has explained his anguish and grief for his country. Is it felt by us also?