Kalashnikov culture


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the attitudes and behavior in a social group that resolves political disputes by force of arms

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"Kalashnikov culture," named after the widely available automatic assault rifles, was a term first used in the late 1980s by Pakistani officials to describe the social and political violence of the North West Frontier Province.
Paying rich tribute to founder of nation Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in his message said that Quaid-e-Azam's vision for future Pakistan had been dented by the dictatorial regimes and elements infesting Kalashnikov culture, ethnic hatred and extremism in the society.
The problems of kalashnikov culture and drug running were the results of the Afghan war, he added.
People of Pakistan are still waiting to taste the fruits of freedom and independence as the enemies of our country trying to impose their agenda on us with different tactics including terror, heroin, and Kalashnikov culture to destroy our dreams of development and prosperous nation, Bilawal added.
The upshot was that the mujahideen who fought for Pakistan and Afghanistan in this war brought the Kalashnikov culture' to Pakistan.
This influx has given Pakistan increased terrorism, criminal behaviour, Kalashnikov culture, and a torrent of illegal narcotics.
In his message on the eve of birth anniversary, the PPP Chairman said that Quaid-e-Azam's vision for future Pakistan had been dented by the dictatorial regimes and elements infesting Kalashnikov culture, ethnic hatred and extremism in the society.
Enemies of the ideology of Pakistan let lose terror, heroine and Kalashnikov culture against the people to crush their dreams, he added.
She further said that we had to end Kalashnikov culture by replacing it with education.
The Afghan conflict, which resulted in 3 million Afghans seeking refuge in Pakistan, was catastrophic for the people as it introduced the heroin and Kalashnikov culture to the country and disturbed the work force supply, negatively affecting Pakistani labor as Afghans eagerly worked at lower wages.
In an interview with Turkish International News Channel, TRT World, the prime minister said from Afghan jihad onward, Pakistan paid an enormous price in the form of 80,000 casualties, four million Afghan refugees, militancy and kalashnikov culture.
He told the students that by getting education they could be able to overcome the menaces of Kalashnikov culture, narcotics selling and mutual conflicts/enmities between sub tribes in their locality.
"It is unfortunate that Kalashnikov culture introduced by Zia's dictatorial regime is taking its toll and almost every peaceful segment of our society is being targeted by same culture," he added.
The seeds of intolerance, sectarianism, extremism, terrorism, Kalashnikov culture, heroin (drug), ethnic based politics, corruption and load shedding were sown in the country.
Tracing the roots of poor law and order situation, Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani said the Kalashnikov culture introduced by the former dictator Zia-ul-Haq is responsible for the entire mess in the country.