Gazing At Neighbours is also a comment on nationalism, and inevitably so. It doesn’t escape the author’s attention that there is almost no hostility towards the neighbouring country in the cities he visited. These people consider the other as people of the same trade, neighbours and some even friends. While exiting from the border ceremony at Wagah, Gosh overhears two women on either side of the fence discuss a family member’s health. There is only so much divide a line drawn on paper can create.