Since its independence in1947, Pakistan has spent several decades under military rule 1. 1958 - 1971, 2.1977 - 1988, 3.1999 - 2008
1958 coup The first Pakistani President Major General Iskander Mirza dismissed the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan and the government of Prime Minister Feroz Khan Noon, appointing Army commander-in-chief Gen. Ayub Khan as the Chief martial law administrator.Thirteen days later, Mirza himself was deposed by Ayub Khan, who appointed himself president
Operation Fair Play This was the code-name for the coup detatconducted at midnight on July 4, 1977 by the Pakistani military led by army chief Gen. Zia-ul-Haqagainst the government of then-Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Operation Fair Play( Contd.)Near midnight on July 4, 1977 the army chief General Ziaordered the arrest of Bhutto,his ministers and other leaders of both the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan National Alliance
Operation Fair Play( Contd.)In a nationally televised address, General Zia announced that the National Assembly of Pakistan and all provincial assemblies were dissolved, and that the Constitution of Pakistan was suspended
1999 coupOn October, 1999 senior officers loyal to Army Chief Gen. Pervez Musharraf arrested Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his ministers after thwarting the Sharif regimes attempt to dismiss Musharraf and prevent his plane from landing in Pakistan as he returned from a visit to Sri Lanka
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