ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Intensifying Urbanities in Karachi

A South Asian City in the Time of COVID-19

Millennial Karachi is an “intense city” with compounding precarities of varying scales. The COVID-19 pandemic has added yet another layer of uncertainty. Through an engagement with the concept of the intense city, the pandemic’s regulation and hopeful prospects in the state’s new welfare policies are considered. 


In the end, I would say the current government’s order is this: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Corona will be on leave and people will do the business. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, people will be on leave and Corona will do its business. If you are not standing with the truth, then history will not be concerned whether people were in a mosque or in evil’s brothel.

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Updated On : 31st Jan, 2022
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