Anwar Akhtar is director of thesamosa.co.uk, a digital media project focusing on Britain and South Asia and part of the Royal Society of Arts & Commerce Pakistan Calling project. He is an associate of urbed.coop, a Manchester-based sustainable cities think tank. He has been production consultant to the National Theatre and Ajoka theatre on Dara.
Published in: openDemocracyUKWhy Dara still speaks to us today
Though centuries old, the play Dara has much to offer in relation to today's events.