Pakistan: Democracy interrupted like a film interval: Senate Chairman

    Islamabad, Oct 13 : Chairman of Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has said neither democratic institutions were allowed to function in accordance with constitution nor rule of law was established in the country.
    Speaking at an award giving ceremony to renowned poet Nisar Nasik organised by National Press Club (NPC) here, the Chairman said democracy was derailed after every ten years by the dictators, according to a Samaa TV report.
    “Democracy in Pakistan is like an interval in film as after every ten years it was interrupted,” he said.
    Rabbani said the need of the hour that Parliament played its role to cope with external and internal challenges being faced by the country.
    He said Parliament has not only to be made transparent but it has to also address problems faced by the people and then the people.