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Neherwali Haveli

There's little forgiveness for the General. What will his exit bring?

Neherwali Haveli
Neherwali Haveli
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Exit, South Asia’s Ataturk

The Future

  • Some want him tried for treason. Others say grant him indemnity if he promises not to hold public office.
  • The above situation is unlikely to happen since the army has insisted that their former chief shouldn't be humiliated
  • He could float a political party and participate in politics
  • He could leave the country, but he says he'll never do that. He could also sit back, live the retired life.
The Legacy
  • Like all dictators, subverted democracy, sent rivals to jail, stifled the media, responsible for Kargil...
  • Indo-Pak relations improved under him, prompted people to think of new ways to resolve the Kashmir issue.
  • Was a liberal, promoted art and culture as well as women's rights

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