ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Guarding the Guardians

tain that the victory of Bhutto is as much a sigh of West Pakistan's readiness to restructure its relationship with Mast Pakistan as is the victory of Mu- jibur Rahman of East Pakistan's determination to do so. It is but impossible that the Bhutto phenomenon of a degree of social radicalism superimposed on virulent national chauvinism" is hut the method through which the elites of West Pakistan would seek to perpetuate their authority and protect a structure the challenges to which are now becoming formidable. It is equal- !y possible, however, that in the conditions of West Pakistani society this was the only available form in which the basic urge for change could have found expression.

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