During the panel discussion at the Islamabad literature festive the journalist, Nadeem Paracha was retold by an anonymous woman that Shaniera Akram is more than just the wife of ex famous cricketer Wasim Akram and she has her own identity.
The panel discussion was between Ali Aftab Saeed, Fasi Zaka, George Fulton and Nadeem Paracha. During the discussion journalist, Nadeem constantly mentioned Shaniera Akram as “ Wasim Akram’s wife “.
An anonymous woman from the audience suddenly shouted from the back that “ she has a name” and then there was huge applause for that woman.
When the video of the incident went viral on the internet it captured the attention of Shaniera Akram who then tweeted that “ who is this woman #SheHasAName you go, girl!”
Later on, Shaniera also replied to a comment saying “ if you are talking about someone on stage at a literacy festival you should at least give them the dignity of a name” she further wrote “ I am not a celebrity but I have earned my name, thank you very much”