The era of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is characterized by
sensational and dramatic political developments. As the
post-1972 developments revealed, Bhuttos style of politics was quite
different from what he had been projecting ever since 1967. The PPP was
lacking the collaborative working mechanism. The opposition leaders
sensed undemocratic treatment all the time. The PPP victory in the firstever general elections of 1970 afforded to the party an opportunity to
make a new beginning. A change in the attitude of the party leadership,
however, did not allow the ship of the nation to sail smoothly. This paper
evaluates the performance of the PPP government with reference
regarding constitutional development when PPP was in power. The
purpose is to determine whether or not the PPP style of politics was in
line with the spirit of the Constitution and under the established principles
1-Arif Khan: Assistant Professor,Department of Political Science,University of Buner, Swari, KP, Pakistan.2-Bakhtiar Khan: Assistant Professor,Department of Political Science,University of Buner, Swari, KP, Pakistan.3-Saif Ul Islam: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science,University of Buner, KP, Pakistan.
Constitutional Development, Amendments, Parliamentary System, Provincial Autonomy and Opposition.