‘From Karachi, this is Chand Nawab, Indus News’

The piece to camera, or P2C, is a prized weapon in the armoury of television journalists. It is a correspondent’s signature on a news story, and like with all signatures, they range from the sublime to the ridiculous.

K.R. BALASUBRAMANYAM forwards a Pakistani TV journalist’s hilarious bid to record a P2C before a train pulls out of Karachi railway station, carrying Id revellers back home.