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Gallup Pakistan Four Point Public Pulse Oct 2016 : DEMOCRACY THREATENED BY THE STICKY CHARGE OF CORRUPTION

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Commentary and Analysis by Dr.Ijaz Shafi Gilani

Chairman, Gallup Pakistan

 FIVE YEARS OF DEMOCRACY UNDER TWO DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED GOVERNMENTS: (2011-16): 4 point diagnostic test.

SYNOPSIS

Even though trust in the institutions of democracy, parliament and political parties has notably risen over the last 5 years, the political class continues to suffer from persistent charges of financial corruption. These conflicting images cause a stalemate on their popular legitimacy.

This public pulse report captures the latest opinion on support and opposition for Imran Khan’s protest to lock down Islamabad, and places it within the broader context of Democracy, Development, Corruption and the emerging Political Calculus.

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