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  • PTI introducing digital voting as a result of it repeatedly misplaced elections, says Ahsan Iqbal.
  • Says PTI didn’t consider introducing electoral reforms for the final 3 years however abruptly got here up with the thought after going through defeat.
  • “Electronic voting is yet another drama [staged by the PTI] to rig the elections,” says Iqbal.

NAROWAL: PML-N’s Secretary-Common Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday as soon as once more took a jibe on the ruling PTI and mentioned that the get together desires to introduce digital voting as a result of it has repeatedly confronted defeat within the elections. 

Talking to journalists in Narowal, the PML-N chief mentioned that “electronic voting is yet another drama [staged by the PTI] to rig the elections.”

“The PTI did not think of introducing electoral reforms in the last three years but suddenly came up with the idea of electronic voting after facing defeat in by-polls again and again,” mentioned Iqbal.

He mentioned that if the federal government is critical about electoral reforms, then it ought to ship options associated to the reforms to the chief election commissioner. 

“The Karachi by-election proved that PML-N is the only successful party in Sindh. The people of Karachi are with PML-N,” Iqbal claimed. 

The PML-N chief additional mentioned that Prime Minister Imran Khan “cannot dare to dissolve the assembly,” including that if he the premier leaves the federal government, he will likely be answerable to individuals. 

“It seems like Imran Khan is enjoying a picnic instead of running a government,” Iqbal mentioned.

Learn extra: PM Imran Khan stresses want for electoral reforms after Karachi’s NA-249 by-election

Iqbal’s feedback come after PM Imran Khan made a proposal to the Opposition to sit down down with the federal government and produce electoral reforms, stressing that know-how is the one resolution to this decades-old downside the place each get together cries foul and accuses the victor of rigging the elections.

The premier went as far as to even supply the Opposition to take their decide of obtainable Digital Voting Machine (EVM) fashions.

‘Election stolen from PML-N’

Following the defeat of PML-N candidate Miftah Ismail within the by-polls, the get together has been heaping accusations in opposition to the federal government and the successful get together, PPP, alike.

PML-N Vice President Maryam mentioned the election had been “stolen” from the PML-N by just a few hundred votes.

“ECP must withhold the results of one of the most disputed & controversial elections. Even if it doesn’t, this victory will be temporary and will Insha’Allah come back to PML-N soon.”

She added that the “vote is getting respect and will continue to receive it”.

Ismail wrote to the Election Fee of Pakistan in search of a vote recount and his software has been accepted for listening to on Could 4.

The outcomes have been withheld in the mean time.

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