The Changing of Guards: Domestic Policies of General Ayub Khan Era During 1958-69

Authors

  • Muhammad Arif Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Pakistan Studies, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Imran Ali Assistant Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Zubair Hussain M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Sociology, Riphah International University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2023(4-II)06

Keywords:

Ayub Khan, Developments, Economy, Modernization

Abstract

Since the emergence of Pakistan, the state faces number of political and economic instabilities, however, in the 1960s, Pakistan was moving towards modernization under the leadership of General Ayub Khan, who adhered to a progressive-liberal and modernist interpretation of Islam. The key objective of the study is to explore the domestic policies as well as reforms during Ayub Khan era that showed the various positive consequences of the country. During 1958 and 1965, Ayub government followed authoritarian Islamic policy, which demonstrated his openness and liberalism toward Islam as well as public policies actively supported constitutional, legal, and social reform that moved the country towards modernization. Primary and secondary sources have been consulted through the descriptive research approaches.

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Published

2023-03-17

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Arif, M., Ali, I., & Hussain, Z. (2023). The Changing of Guards: Domestic Policies of General Ayub Khan Era During 1958-69. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 4(2), 46–58. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2023(4-II)06