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It’s popularly believed that the strong grip of feudalism and the Bhutto factor are the main reasons why Sindh votes for the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).

This assessment isn’t entirely accurate.

As Sohail Sangi explains in his informative article, Behind the progressive facade: PPP’s tactics to maintain dominance in Sindh, the secret lies in zero political alternatives, consistent electioneering and exploiting the biradari system.