Pakistan: Constitutional Reform

Raza Rumi at Pak Tea House congratulates the signing of the draft 18th amendment of the constitution of Pakistan, which will scrap the changes done by the previous dictators.


  • Jamshaid Khan Barki

    President Asif Ali Zardari is the first president of Pakistan’s history who returns powers to Prime minister as well few to Parliament.
    The present govt although is on good work but still needs to improve governance in the country.
    Identity to pakhtoons, 18th amendment, Benazir Income Support Program, 7th NFC Award, successful operation against the RAW and CIA planted (almost by the help of ex dictator Pervez Musharraf) terrorism in Swat and start of Baluchistan’s rights program are the extra ordinary achievements of present govt of Pakistan.

  • Jamshaid Khan Barki

    Unfortunately as I experienced and believe that Pakistan Muslim League whether that is Noon league or Qaaf league, awami league or zia league is against the Pakhtunkhwa. In other words, PML is against the Pakhtuns. This is just because of the thinking that PML thinks that Pakhtuns are against Pakistan and are traitors. PML thinks as Pakhtuns make Pakhtunkhwa soon they will announce independence and fledge their own flag. PML is right to think so because of the way PML treats others.

    This kind of treatment has already led the nation to follow two historians Sheikh Mujeeb and Zulfiqar Bhutto and completely out classed PML in 1970 election. Further the Dhaka fall on 16th Dec, 1971, the darkest date that led the country into division. The western Pakistanis were assured that the eastern Pakistanis were against of Pakistan and were traitors.

    Now on Pakhtunkhwa issue, PML struggles hard to ensure the people from Hazara that Pakhtuns are against the country and traitors and they should oppose the name issue. PML is not ready to give an identity to the people more than 16 millions Rakhtuns in the second last smallest province of Pakistan and successful to bring People of Hazara on roads. How this will be possible that a name will be acceptable to all people of the province in the presence of 31 languages in NWFP? Its good to bring people on roads for load shedding and inflation but at least not for division. This time the divide and rule policy is followed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This policy has already achieved alot of in Punjab and Sindh. In Punjab this policy was applied on sectarian bases and two great schools of thoughts the shias and the sunnis has suffered alot and in Sindh, this policy was applied on language bases Muhajirs, Pathans and Sindhis. In Baluchistan, the more, the Punjabis are suffering.

    This is the last thing that is applied on Pakhtuns in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The collateral damage due to millitary operations for the last 6 years and the reaction to those millitary operations has already changed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to ruins. One thing that has never been seen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is now created, the language division. A language division will definitely brings result because of the dozen of languages are spoken in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. At least a base is laid for another Dhakka fall. How cruelly a poor is assured that another poor is the responsible for his poverty. Punjabis are told that Pathans are traitors and Pathans are told that Punjabis eat pakistan. How shamefully hatred is spreaded all over the country.
    Division, division and further division, where this will lead the nation? Another disaster? But why don’t you (PML) think that atleast you need few people to rule over. Yesterday Bangalis were traitors, today pathans are traitors, tell me who be tomorrow? Neither you bear Pathans, nor Baluchis, nor Mohajirs, nor Sindhis, nor Punjabis, then which type of people do you need in Pakistan if Pakistanis are not required to you. Plz do share here, PML! Please do share.

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