Impact of FATA merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Perception of college Community of District Bannu
This studyis an attempt to know the impacts of federally administered tribal areas merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. These areas of Pakistan are adjacent with Afghanistan. Federally administered tribal areas have been remained under developed economically and educationally due to the mode of governance, which is the root cause of insurgency in the area.The study was based on twotypesof data, First one primary data that were collected through questionnaire from the most educated college community and the second was secondary data, collected from official records. The analysis of the primary data reveals the fact that these areas need to be integrated. More than triple foldof the respondents’ favors this merger; consider the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s government to manage it and asthesepeople shares analogous culture andlanguage. Majority of the respondents’thoughtsthat this merger will improve infrastructure of the area, flourish the economic condition of the people and the area will besecure. The analysis of the secondary data suggests that this merger will increase the number of people representatives’ of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the national assembly. It can be conclude from highlighting these factors that merger will have positive impact on people of both FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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