2nd October, 2017 can be termed
as black day in the history of Pakistan’s constitution. It was a day when for
one person the whole constitution of the country was changed. To restore
chairmanship of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, a bill regarding electoral
reforms is passed in Senate and National Assembly both.
In Pakistan, a large portion of the general public is living in a perspective
called "Obsession Central". This implies they are following individuals, not
philosophy. The greater political parties are running on names of people as
opposed to philosophy. Political parties are made by specific families and run
by their races. People follow children of their beloved leader irrespective of
their character. There is no democratic system within the political parties. .
This perspective can without much of a stretch be seen in the aftereffects of NA
120 by decision and political circumstances of the nation from two or three
The largest example of this mindset is approval of Electoral reform bill. The
said bill allows anyone to be party chairman. The former prime minister was
disqualified from party chairmanship by Supreme Court. His crime of money
laundering and keeping off shore companies was proved. The said verdict was
declared after three months of trial. From the day one after the verdict of
Panama case, former Prime Minister is continuously blaming supreme judiciary.
The supreme judiciary was also been challenged after amendment in constitution.
By passing this bill corruption has been strengthen and a path has been provided
to others. The rule of one family over the country is assured. Majority has
proved that they are following a person not ideology. In different provinces of
the country different families are ruling families. Families ruling in Punjab
and Sindh usually make federal government. From the last three decades only two
major families remained ruling families whenever democracy flourished. History
of Pakistan politics revolves around Bhutto and Sharif family. One by one they
ruled Pakistan, even after death of Benazir Bhutto; the most corrupt person was
selected as President of Pakistan. The reason behind this selection was sympathy
of public. The same scenario is repeated now; party workers of PML (N) are even
not willing to select brother of Nawaz Sharif as party Chairman.
In assuring chairmanship of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the
anti-Pakistani statements are given by PML (N) workers and leaders, calling
Pakistan a “Banana State”. Even interior minister and Foreign Minister of the
country are showing their hatred against Pakistan Army. These statements hurt
national interest in the long run. A conflict between institutions has occurred
because of these immature statements.
From this entire scenario, enemies of the country get benefits. Internally state
weakens andgives chance to other forces that want economy of this country
The question arises here, why people vote to the politics that looted our
country and filled their own accounts? Answer to this question is the dilemma of
mind set. People just select the leader just because of his personality or
because of his forefathers. People are still conceptually retrograde.
It is need of the hour, people should stop following personalities. To protect
the country and our races from corruption and economic disaster we have to
change mind set of masses.
There is an old saying “if sparrows are united they can kill a snake”. So if
people of Pakistan sojourn selecting corrupt leaders and select better ones,
then there is a possibility of good governance become readily available.