Vol. 5 No. 3 (2022): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs


Published 2022-09-18


This article aims at analyzing the phenomenon of religious fundamentalism along with its causing implications as an important part of political spectrum. By using the name of politics, it has been playing an utmost important role in post-colonial states particularly that includes the South Asian countries. The term not only confined in Pakistan but its existence also includes the rest of Muslim world. Some historical factors have strong connection in playing of fundamentalism at present as it’s linking roots with backwardness, societal deprivation too, least level of awareness & consciousness as well as the poverty. Additional, presenting this literature so to add more generally, in scholarly and policy interests networks between two prominent variables i.e. religion and politics. More over examines about the contrast of religious pluralism and of religious nationalism due to such elements making this region hostile thus study establishes to bring focus and uniformity on prevailing issues by cultivating cross purposes in seeking stability and security for regional states.