Huge suspense regarding election results in Pakistan, Election Commission is not giving any statement.

By Pooja Bhardwaj February 9, 2024 7:07 AM IST

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Polling staff members after collecting voting materials for the elections at a distribution center in Lahore.

The suspense regarding the election results has deepened in Pakistan. Imran Khan’s party has accused many counting centers of rigging. There are reports on social media that Imran Khan’s party candidate is leading on 154 seats, while Nawaz Sharif’s party PML(N) and Bilawal Bhutto’s party PPP are leading on 47 seats each. Candidates from other parties are leading on four seats. Imran Khan’s party chairman Barrister Gauhar Ali Khan has claimed that his party will stake claim to form the government.

Only 4 results declared, media coverage also stopped

It is being claimed that apart from the Centre, Imran Khan’s party has also registered a huge victory in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Imran Khan is currently lodged in Adiala jail of Pakistan. No concrete news is coming out from Pakistan. So far only four results have been officially declared, two of which have been won by Imran Khan’s party. Internet was almost shut down in Pakistan since yesterday evening, which was restored around 2 am today. Even the results being shown by the media have been stopped. All this has happened when candidates supported by jailed Imran Khan’s party started gaining lead.

Voting took place amidst violence, one candidate died

It is being told that independent candidates supported by jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are leading in many constituencies across the country. He is also giving a tough challenge to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s party PML-N in Punjab province, which is considered Sharif’s stronghold. Counting of votes has started after the completion of voting in the general elections amid various incidents of violence in Pakistan. Voting began at 8 am yesterday and continued till 5 pm. A nationwide public holiday was declared for about 12 crore voters to participate in it. Voting is held for only 266 out of 336 seats in the National Assembly. But in Bajaur, voting was postponed after a candidate was killed in the attack.

Imran Khan cast his vote from jail itself

The candidate of Imran Khan (71)’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is contesting as an independent candidate after the Supreme Court upheld the Election Commission’s decision to deprive his party of its election symbol ‘cricket bat’. Was. Imran Khan and other jailed prominent political figures voted through postal ballots from Adiala jail.

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