The revelations in these bitter exchanges only confirmed the hybrid nature of the political arrangement that was in place during Khan’s tenure. But the involvement of Pakistan’s former top general in such public controversy also has implications for the army’s reputation.
The gun attack on Imran Khan has pushed Pakistan deeper into anarchy.
The “second democratic transition” in Pakistan was marred with pre-poll suicide attacks which killed three contestants as well as scores of their supporters especially in Quetta.
Even after bagging millions of votes and winning dozens of seats at national and provincial levels, mainstream political parties, such as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are at the mercy of independent candidates to form government in Punjab, reports The Express Tribune.