Democratization in India and Pakistan (1999-2012)

Prof. Dr. Razia Musarrat, Muhammad Ibrahim

Abstract


The democratic system is accepted and favored system in the contemporary world. It has the ability to consolidate the needs of the people’s participation and reasoning in the legislative process. Effects to implement democracy in states are known as democratization.  India and Pakistan adopted the democratic system. Pakistan has undergone a progression of nation-building and struggle for development of institutions for stable democracy. Indian and Pakistani politicians as well as public have important role democratization. Free and fair elections are prerequisite for   democratization. The state must rehearse the norm of equivalent citizenship irrespective of religion, caste, ethnicity and regional background. Many states of civilized world are unable to fulfill commitment merely rhetorical. Democratic mechanism is used to control over power of state organ to contraption non democratic agenda. The leaders are so fascinated in their power game that they are not agitated about the inquisitiveness and prosperity of the common people. Such a perception of low political effectiveness is replicated in the lessening voting proportion in the general elections.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jpag.v3i2.4001

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