The waning power of Pakistan’s aristocracy

In Jamshed Dasti’s rise, Bilal Akbar sees a waning of Pakistani feudals and aristocrats’ unbridled power “My victory shows that the poor peasants have had enough, the feudals have ruled us for long enough. Now we will take our matters into our own hands” declared Jamshed Dasti, as jubilant crowds standing outside his worn-down house broke into tears. The underprivileged son of an illiterate wrestler, who campaigned on a donkey instead... Read More

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