PILDAT ranks PML-N the least democratic party in Pakistan

Latest Update: February 22, 2016 | 277 Views

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT), on Tuesday, released the second annual report about the internal democracy within political parties of the country.

According to the report, Jamaat-e-Islami has been ranked as the most internally democratic party of the country, with 56 percent of the points. JI was followed by the National Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), each having 47 and 44 percent points respectively.

With 40 percent of the points, Awaami National Party (ANP) ended up at number four, whereas Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) secured fifth place with 36 percent points. There was a tie between Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) for the sixth place as both parties had 33 percent points.

With 31 points to its name, the ruling party of the country, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ended up on the seventh spot, making it the least democratic party in the rankings.


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