Senate Elections fallout



In the aftermath of the senate elections, the country drived into another wave of the political crisis that may hold mayhem repercussions for the fragile governance architecture. During the recent elections, the country again witnessed yet another episode of malpractice and horse-trading that not only raised grave concerns towards indigenous political trends but has also prelude the Sanctity of democratic values at large. The usage of money to win the contest has become an evil culture that has shattered the prospects of growth of the country. Notwithstanding the shocking setback, Prime Minister Imran Khan remained persistent with their narrative of ensuring a transparent governance system through promoting the spirit of democracy in the true spirit. He also decided to seek a vote of confidence from the parliament after the ruling PTI lost the hotly contested Senate general seat from Islamabad to the joint opposition. This response will set a new precedent in a culture that is seemingly drawn with ambagious configuration politics and governance in the country. Although PTI emerged as a victorious party in the Senate elections, followed by PPP but there was particular rhetoric was being pitched by the PDM alliance to exert extra pressure concerning the Federal Capital Seat. This assertion to an extent employed for seeking political mileage and restore their share power. It is pertinent to mention that one of the dismaying factors is the response of the general public that stormed over the different social media platforms and engaged in a feud based on emotional prejudiced irrationality. This political development depicts a real picture of the entire system that had been nourished on such heinous illicit practices and now unfortunately it has gained acceptance in society at large. There is a dire need for introspection into our electoral system as well as over responses towards the political developments. Regardless of notions of competition, it has exposed the societal political idiosyncratic approach.

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