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Charismatic Leadership and Pakistan s Politics

While Pakistan's political history has been marked by dramatic moments when the people have asserted their will through mass mobilisation around charismatic leaders and at these moments, political parties, cadres and grassroots institutions have been conspicuous by their absence, after the November 1988 elections, if civil government is to prove its credibility in the brief period now offered to it, charisma will have to be combined with organisation, programmes and systematic action.

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