Naseer Memon | October 18, 2015 | Published in The News.
Frequent delays in local government elections expose a perceptible lacuna in the constitution which does not prescribe any timeframe for mandatory local government elections.
Establishing and strengthening an empowered local government system is the only way to transformg ‘electocracy’into a genuine democracy. Otherwise the trudge of democracy may end up in a fatigue. After the federating units wringed out a reasonable degree of autonomy through 18th constitutional amendment, they created a new Islamabad in each province.