Ethno-National Movements and National integrity in Pakistan

  • Asmat Naz The Women University, Multan, Pakistan


The ethnicity and other socio-cultural, linguistic problems are sensitive issues, which existing in the society. These elements are a danger for the national integrity and solidarity. In the present research is highlighting the elements of ethnic, national movements based on self cultural, linguistic, regional and geographical identity, directly influence the federal institutions and solidarity of the state of Pakistan. The ethno-national movements in all the provinces of Pakistan have created by different interest groups for their individual interests. The objective of the research is to widen the importance of integrity among the people and also emphasize on the inter-communal disputes and problems in Pakistan. It realized that the communal, ethnic and regional riots of the people are a hazard for the security, stability and existence of Pakistan. To cope with different ethno-national groups, who is creating the issues for the social, political and economic solidarity of the state and confronting with the authority of a federation and the political institutions is required proper system and state policies.


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How to Cite
NAZ, Asmat. Ethno-National Movements and National integrity in Pakistan. International Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 3, p. 150-160, aug. 2017. ISSN 2521-0041. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 10 dec. 2017.