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By Pamela Hill Nettleton

A short biography that highlights a few vital occasions within the lifetime of the fellow who was once President through the Civil struggle.

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M. M. Khan; Zulfikar Ali Bhutto; and Mohammad Hafizur Rahman. Basic Democracies. He thought that most Pakistanis were too uneducated and inexperienced to vote. Therefore, he restricted the voting to 80,000 leading citizens who chose a national assembly. But the assembly was given very little power. Ayub Khan believed that only a strong leader could unify the country. Meanwhile, Ayub Khan tried to attack some of the worst political abuses in Pakistan. He set up committees charged with finding corrupt Pakistani civil servants and bringing them to trial.

In 1947, Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last British viceroy, developed a plan to split up the country. Jawaharlal Nehru, the political leader of Congress, agreed to Mountbatten’s strategy. Meanwhile, Jinnah worked with the British to divide the country and design a government for the new nation of Pakistan. Inhabitants of each region were asked to vote whether to join India or Pakistan. In the west, voters in Sindh, Balochistan, and the Northwest Frontier Province, all of which were heavily Muslim, voted to join Pakistan.

She was later thrown into prison and eventually exiled from Pakistan. Meanwhile, General Zia had decided to move the government of Pakistan in a new direction. Zia wanted Pakistan to become a strict Muslim state. He hoped to unify the country under Islamic law and the teachings of the Koran. Zia believed that anyone who violated Islamic law by drinking alcohol (which was forbidden by the Koran), gambling, or committing adultery, should be severely punished by a public whipping or even harsher measures.

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