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COMMENT : Flagrantly artificial — Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

The Balochistan Assembly and government are unique because of their composition, corruption and performance

Mir Mohammad Ali TalpurChief Minister of Balochistan Mohammad Aslam Raisani is irked by Rehman Malik, who stood the people of Balochistan up on a promised date; the Supreme Court’s reprimands; the Senate Standing Committee for Finance threats to review the provincial Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP); and the barrage of criticism that he and his army of ministers have faced. Speaking in the Balochistan Assembly he said, “I challenge Sheikh Jafar Khan Mandokhel or anybody else that if he could improve law and order within three months I would leave the chief ministership and go home.”

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ANALYSIS: A new social contract?

by Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

The Baloch have suffered immeasurably for their rights and there seems to be no end to it because there is a systematic and concerted attempt to thwart the Baloch attempts to secure these rights. In such a scenario, speaking about ‘new social contracts’ is absolutely futile

Balochistan’s Chief Minister Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raisani recently stressed that, “No compromise would be made on the provincial autonomy issue and rights of the nations” and demanded a “new social contract” to resolve the Balochistan issue. However, he did not elaborate what form or shape this new ‘social contract’ would take and on whose behest and behalf it was being demanded.

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