In Malala’s hometown not everyone likes her fame

October 16, 2014 3:41 AM

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MINGORA: Walking through one of the narrow alleys of Mingora town, one comes across Khushal Public School, the birthplace and alma mater of Malala Yousafzai.

The school is named after Khushal Khan Khattak, a seventeenth century Pashtun nationalist poet, scholar, warrior, leader and chief of the Khattak tribe who had encouraged revolt against the Mughal Empire in India. Malala’s father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, had set up the school when he migrated along with...

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