Election sees rise of anti-blasphemy party

A relatively new anti-blasphemy party, whose leader has reportedly vowed to nuke the Netherlands should he ever come to power, did surprisingly well in Pakistan’s elections.
Islamist fundamentalist parties fielded more than 1,500 candidates in Pakistan’s provincial and national elections that were won by Imran Khan.
The performance of Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan, led by radical preacher Khadim Hussain Rizvi, will worry mainstream politicians and human rights activists the most.
Source:https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/election-sees-rise-of-anti-blasphemy-party/article24567742.ece

About ChinmayaIAS Academy - Current Affairs

Check Also

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX

CONTEXT: India ranked 131 among 189 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI) for 2019, …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get Free Updates to Crack the Exam!
Subscribe to our Newsletter for free daily updates