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.
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.