Pakistan General Elections 2024: Pak Army Shaping the Political Landscape

2024 • 32min • News • International


Published On: February 01, 2024 - Delve into the intricate web of Pakistan's politics as ‘The News9 Plus Show’ dissects the upcoming 'general' elections on February 8th. The historical pattern of political upheavals, with the military emerging as the kingmaker behind leaders like Imran Khan and Nawaz Sharif is a known fact. The recent legal woes faced by ex-PM Imran Khan, with sentences related to the Official Secrets Act and the Toshakhana case, is a testimony of how Pakistani politics functions. There's a revolving door in Pakistani politics, orchestrated by a powerful military establishment. Join Prof. Sanjay K Bhardwaj from the Centre for South Asian Studies and Amb G Parthasarathy, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, as they engage in a thought-provoking discussion with Editor News9 Plus Sandeep Unnithan and Deepak Bhadana on 'The News9 Plus Show'. Was it Imran Khan's scathing January 4th article attacking the courts, the Army, and the election commission that finally did him in? Gain insights into the dynamics of the upcoming Pakistan elections, the likelihood of Nawaz Sharif's victory, and the challenges ahead – an empty treasury, a struggling economy, and a surge in terror attacks. Don't miss this comprehensive analysis of Pakistan's political landscape, where the military's influence takes centre stage.