ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Pakistan : Back to Devolution of Power

General Musharraf detailed proposal for local bodies promises to throw up a new crop of about half a million elected representatives at the base of the democratic pyramid. This large number of representatives, along with their supporters, could conceivably provide a base of political support to whoever harbours ambitions to climb on top of the political heap. Are they destined also to replace the 'lost' generation of the 1980s politicians who are currently out in the cold?

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