Pakistan's Political Gambit: Government Formation Unveils a House of Cards

2024 • 37min • News • International


Published On: March 01, 2024 - This exclusive analysis on The News9 Plus Show, delves into the intricate political landscape of Pakistan as it grapples with a tumultuous government formation. The controversial election on February 8 set the stage for a power struggle, with former PM Imran Khan's candidates winning over 100 seats but falling short of a majority. The looming coalition government, led by Shehbaz Sharif, former prime minister, and brother of Nawaz Sharif, appears to be walking on a tightrope, resembling a fragile house of cards. Join Sandeep Unnithan, Editor News9 Plus, as he engages in a comprehensive discussion with veteran journalist Imtiaz Gul from Islamabad and Prof. Sanjay Kumar Bhardwaj from the Centre for South Asian Studies, School of International Studies, JNU. Colleague Deepak Bhadana also shares insights. The analysis revisits earlier predictions made on The News9 Plus Show, shedding light on the evolving political dynamics of Pakistan. Don't miss this deep dive into Pakistan's political chessboard, where every move counts and the stakes are high.