SD Conference
Interrogating Citizenship
Theological debate made its ways into laws and constitutional zed religious decrees that led to marginalization of certain religious minorities by categorization of citizenship in Pakistan. The lack of participation by the princely states in the national discourse before the partition has weakened national integration. The failure of the democratic system to deliver eroded the confidence of voters in the system that is reflected by the low turnout in the elections. Our correspondent Kashmal Chaudhry has more to tell.