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The history of Pakistan’s politics has remained the same. No prime minister has completed his five-year term since the formation of Pakistan. Even Imran could not do this and in about four years he was removed from the chair.

From becoming the most successful cricket captain of Pakistan to the most unsuccessful prime minister, Imran Khan’s life has been full of ups and downs. Once the image of Playboy, Imran is now seen everywhere with a garland in his hand. However, here we will talk about Imran’s political profile along with those aspects of his life that kept him in constant discussion.

Three got married, image deteriorated with every marriage

Imran’s image as a player was that of a playboy. In 1995, at the age of 43, he married 21-year-old Jewish woman Jemima Goldsmith, but this marriage did not last long and they divorced in 2004. After this Imran married journalist Reham Khan in 2015, this marriage also lasted only 1 year. Imran married Bushra Bibi for the third time in 2018 before becoming the Prime Minister.

With every marriage, the controversy about Imran’s life continued. His second wife Reham Khan opened many secrets by writing a book. He even called it homosexual. His third wife, Bushra Bibi, was involved in witchcraft and defamed him. The secret to having another daughter in Britain has finally been revealed. Many Pakistani journalists including Arzoo Kazmi even described him as a drug addict.

Journey from successful cricketer to unsuccessful PM

This was the story of Imran Khan facing difficulties in Pakistan, but it is also interesting how Imran Khan, who was a very successful cricketer of Pakistan, finally reached the position of the country’s most unsuccessful Wazir-e-Azam. Simply put, how did Imran’s political career begin?

To understand this, Imran’s entire career can be seen in parts. The first was the victory of Pakistan in the 1992 Cricket World Cup and the second was the formation of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party in 1996. Both these events proved to be the turning point of Imran’s career.

The election had already suffered a crushing defeat.

When Imran did not form PTI, he had nothing to do with politics. He never even voted in an election. Since forming the party in 1996, he had contested only 7 seats, but here he had to face a crushing defeat. However, gradually Imran’s political experience and party cadre both grew.

Support of rebellion in Nawaz’s time, then Musharraf’s opposition

After the crushing defeat of Kargil in 1999, General Pervez Musharraf deposed the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. At that time, Imran had openly supported the rebellion, but by 2002 he had become an opponent of Musharraf. In the same year, Imran’s party contested again, but won only 1 of the 272 seats.

Demanded to hang Musharraf, then escaped from jail

On November 3, 2007, President Musharraf declared a state of emergency in Pakistan, after which Imran demanded the execution of Musharraf. He was later taken into custody, but he escaped. Later he was imprisoned in Ghazi Khan Jail. However, Imran was released along with other political prisoners on 21 November.

Zardari went to jail, Imran overthrew his government

After this PTI boycotted the 2008 elections. Coming straight on the road, he opened a front against the government. In 2009, he was placed under house arrest by the then President Asif Ali Zardari. In 2013, Imran rebuked the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) government and opposed US drone strikes on the Pakistan-Afghan border.

It was a time of turmoil in the politics of Pakistan. The government became very unstable. This political upheaval greatly helped in raising the political graph of Imran. Inflation and corruption plagued those who believed in Imran’s promises.

He had to get into direct dispute with the military

People familiar with Pakistan’s politics say the military brought Khan to power in 2018 in response to Zardari and Sharif. Whenever Imran Khan was surrounded, he was saved by General Bajwa and ISI Chief General Faiz Hamid.

However, after coming to power, Imran tried to keep the reins of the country in his hands. The army never tolerated this attitude of his. After this, when he tried to fight directly with the army, he also met with the same fate as every elected government. The role of the army is believed to be important behind the no-confidence motion.

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