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Taliban to ‘temporarily’ adopt 1964 monarchy Constitution

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 29, Sep 2021
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  • The Islamists planned to introduce a Constitution used during Afghanistan’s shortlived golden age of democracy, but only briefly and with amendments.
  • But anything in the text found to be in conflict with Sharia law and the principles of the Islamic Emirate would be discarded
  • Afghanistan enjoyed a brief period of constitutional monarchy during the reign of King Mohammad Zahir Shah.
  • The 1964 Constitution, which gave women the right to vote for the first time and opened the doors for their increased participation in politics