In Pakistan, democracy faced four military intrusions, which was the menace for democracy.
Massive corruption paved the way for military to intervene in the internal affairs of country.
Today Pakistan is the one of the newest democracies since 2008, with the first democratic elections held in 2013 to complete a 5-year term for the first time in its political history.
As of current status, Pakistan is also the 5th largest and is also the largest Majoritarian democracy and (non-liberal) in the world and perhaps considered as one of the world's larger Islamic democracies in the Muslim world as opposed to a modern liberal democracy, such as modern Republic of Turkey, with its western orientated values.
Since its independence, Pakistan's democratic system has fluctuated between civilian and military governments at various times throughout its political history, mainly due to political instability, civil-military conflicts, political corruption, and the periodic coup d'états by the military establishment against weak civilian governments, resulting in the enforcement of martial law across the country (occurring in 1958, 19, and led by chief martial law administrator-generals Ayub Khan, Zia-ul-Haq and Pervez Musharraf respectively).
Democracy in Pakistan, however imperfect, has been allowed to function to varying degrees.After independence, massive corruption started to great extent. Lack of accountability is known as threat for any institution.In the absence of accountability no country can maintain its strong foothold. Since inception, Pakistan has been facing the challenge of lack of is main reason of democratic downfall.This well-disciplined lifestyle and a common Rule of Law extending throughout a large area leads some historians to believe and suggest the Indus Valley civilisation in Pakistan as possibly the earliest cradle and model of democracy; one which was based on a "popular rule by the people" based on the conceptions of Welfare State and Rule of law (and hence the presence of some form of Democracy) which even predated old Greece.In the wake of intensifying political instability, the civilian bureaucracy and military assumed governing power in 1958. Pakistan as a sovereign state came into existence on 14 august 1947. According to him, It is a process which people initiates by conscious decision and sustain by subscribing to its principle by theory and practices.” Here the question arises, what is the nature of democracy? These initial efforts brought tremendous change in India. Active participation of people has been viewed in India. A week ago, I have started a website of my own where I will be writing essays, general knowledge topics, reviews and much more but I need your help again to help me promote my new website which I just made to help people like you, all and I will try my best to write to your needs, Insha-Allah. Since independence Pakistan has been facing a lot of turbulences in the path of democracy. I'm really very thankful to you for your kind appreciation towards this blog, which really help me and pushed me to take this step. Bundles of crises have not given smooth path for the establishment of strong democracy.It creates unnecessary barriers in the process of democracy.Pakistan has been facing this menace since independence.