Vol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs

Controversial Status of Objective Resolution in the Form of Article 2A in the Constitutional History of Pakistan

Published 2021-06-30


Everyone is familiar that the purpose of acquisition of Pakistan is to establish an Islamic state. Under this perception the objectives resolution was presented by the first Prime Minister of Pakistan Liaquat Ali Khan before the first constituent assembly of Pakistan on 7th March 1949, which was approved on 12th march. It is the preamble of the constitution of Pakistan 1973 and has been made it’s an operative in 1985 under article 2A. Consequently amongst all the constitutions of Pakistan, the objective resolution worked as a foundation stone. The aim of the research is to understand the significance of the Article 2A. The qualitative method has been used to achieve the following intentions. The findings has depict the reality of Status of Article 2A is controversial and it should be revised in the constitution of Pakistan.