Pakistan’s army has a history of meddling with its politics and it has struck again with its proxy party TLY.
Some recent developments in Pakistan leading to the forced resignation of the country's Law Minister, Zahid Hamid, have not received a significant amount of attention in India. A 'movement' for the sacking of the minister was launched by an obscure, small and little-known party of recent origin – the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY). The party demanded the removal of Hamid because of a change he purportedly made in the text of the oath of affirmation by the Members of Parliament, which allegedly related to the finality of Prophet Muhammad as enshrined in the Elections Act of 2017. The change replaced the phrase "I solemnly swear..." by "I believe..."