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Democracy in Pakistan

By | Feb. 2011
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Democracy:-Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.

Background:-
Pakistan got Independence in 1947 and appeared on the world map as a Islamic Republic State. To get independent state idea was entirely based on to form the Islamic society so that its people can spend their lives in the light of Islamic principles and they can orientate the future polity, economy and mode of governance of the country.

It was a matter of grave misfortune that soon after independence we lost Quaid-e-Azam founder of Pakistan who was perhaps the only one capable leader who knew the means of true democracy, after him the nation fell into the hands of feudals and until now they are holding it due to that democracy is a blessing unknown to the people of the part of this world. After him first decade was completely unrest with political instability as many as seven prime ministers resigned or some of them were ousted. Soon After independence Liaqat Ali Khan became first prime Minister of Pakistan. He was also called the right hand of Quiad-e-Azam, the leader of Muslim League and first governor general of Pakistan. Liaqat Ali Khan had played Vital role in the independence of India And Pakistan, he also established ground work for Pakistan's foreign policy. It was Khan due to him India agreed to resolve the Kashmir issue in a peaceful manner through the efforts of United Nations. During his tenure he maintained good relations with United States and Great Britain. Liaqat Khan was assassinated on 16Oct1951 with two shot on his chest.

After Liaqat Ali Khan murdered Khawaja Nazimuddin became Prime Minister who was also second governor general of Pakistan after Quaid-e-Azam early death in 1948. During his period there was rapidly rift within the Muslim league, especially between Punjabi and Bengalis, but his period was cut short in 1953 due to...
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