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Course Contents

 State Foundation and Nation Building  Act of Independence 1947 and Establishment of Pakistan  Political Challenges to new state and Leadership’s Response  The constitution making 1947 – 1956.  The role of first constituent assembly 1947-1954.  Constitutional crisis and issues  The Second constituent assembly: Formation and Working  Formation of One Unit  The 1956 constitution: Main features  Working of Parliamentary Democracy; An assessment  The Ayub Era (1958-1969)  The imposition of Martial Law  System of Basic Democracies and Reforms  The 1962 constitution  Salient Features; With Special reference to The Presidential Powers  Politics in Pakistan  The Yahya Regime (1969-1971)  The imposition of Martial Law and Political Situation  LFO and Election of 1970  The East Pakistan Crisis and Secession

Course Learning Outcomes

Students will be enable to: • Explain the term political development. • Explain how the government of Pakistan is structured. • The function of each organ of the government • Identities the issues with respect to the structure and function of the political institutions • Suggest ways to improve the structure and functions of the political institution in Pakistan.

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