- Bilawal says PML-N ought to contact ECP if it has proof of rigging in NA-249 by-polls.
- PML-N’s demand at hand over the poll bins to the military for recounting is unreasonable, says Bilawal.
- In each different by-polls, the vote financial institution of the PPP continues to extend, the PPP chairman claims.
KARACHI: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari Monday stated that if PML-N has strong proof of rigging in NA-249 by-polls, then it ought to contact the Election Fee of Pakistan.
Bilawal’s feedback got here throughout a press convention, held on the Bilawal Home in Karachi, associated to the Benazir Mazdoor Card initiative taken by the PPP-led Sindh authorities to offer monetary provisions to poor labourers.
It ought to be recalled that PML-N candidate Miftah Ismail had earlier requested the ECP to recount the votes of the April 29 NA-249 by-election in Karachi after PPP’s Abdul Qadir Mandokhel bagged 16,156 votes to win the seat.
The PML-N and the PTI each had cried foul and rejected the outcomes, whereas the ECP had accepted Miftah Ismail’s request to recount the votes.
“Since PML-N has lost the seat, they want the army to interfere in the matter. It should be recalled that in 2018, the army was deployed at all the polling stations of the country.”
He stated that PML-N’s demand at hand over the poll bins to the military for recounting is “unreasonable,” including that the PPP doesn’t assist such calls for.
“While Imran Khan is speaking about dissolving the assembly, PML-N is talking about resigning from the assembly. Therefore, both seem to be on the same page,” stated Bilawal.
‘PPP at all times advocated for electoral reforms’
Bilawal stated that his get together has at all times been an advocate of electoral reforms, including that the PPP is prepared for all such reforms.
“In a bid to stop rigging in elections, it is necessary to introduce legislation,” stated Bilawal.
Praising his get together, he stated that in each different by-polls, the vote financial institution of the PPP continues to extend.
‘Benazir Mazdoor Card might be offered to all labourers of Sindh’
Through the press convention, which occurred on the Bilawal Home, the PPP chairman stated that the cardboard might be offered to all of the labourers of Sindh.
The Benazir Mazdoor card was launched on Saturday, Might 1, to mark Worldwide Labour Day.
Through the convention, Bilawal stated that the Mazdoor Card would permit labourers to avail all the required advantages and services, equivalent to schooling, well being, marriage grants, monetary help, scholarships, in addition to social insurance coverage underneath the federal government’s Staff’ Outdated-Age Advantages Establishment (EOBI).