Official revelations on rigging in Pakistan’s elections stir up politics, high-level inquiry committee set up – India TV Hindi

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Islamabad: The official’s revelations about the rigging of Pakistan’s elections have created a stir in politics. Let us tell you that a commissioner of Pakistan claimed in a press conference that the election was rigged in front of him. Not only this, he had to defeat the defeated candidates by 50 thousand votes. Saying this, the commissioner resigned from his post. After which PTI workers have come out protesting on the streets of Pakistan. Imran Khan has been making allegations of election rigging since the beginning. Therefore, the Election Commission of Pakistan has now formed a high-level committee to investigate the allegations leveled by a senior administrative officer.

This committee will investigate the allegations that the Rawalpindi elections were rigged in collaboration with the party of the jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan at the instigation of the judiciary and the Election Commission. Former Rawalpindi Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatta on Saturday alleged that candidates who lost elections in the city were won. He claimed that 13 candidates were forcibly declared winners in Rawalpindi. His statement came at a time when Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party has launched a nationwide protest against the rigging of the February 8 general elections and the stripping of the party’s mandate.

Commissioner Rawalpindi resigned accepting responsibility for rigging.

In a news published in the newspaper ‘Dawn’, the former commissioner of Rawalpindi said that ‘I take full responsibility for this mess and am telling that the Chief Election Commissioner and the Chief Justice are fully involved in it.’ Due to manipulation, he resigned from the post. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has strongly rejected the allegations leveled by Chatta against the Chief Election Commissioner. The ECP held an emergency meeting to consider the allegations and constituted a high-level committee to investigate the allegations.

Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raza participated in the meeting through video conference. On the other hand, the newly appointed commissioner of Rawalpindi, Saif Anwar Jappa, rejected all the allegations made by the former commissioner regarding irregularities in the general elections. He clarified that the role of the commissioner in the election is only to coordinate. (language)

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The Pakistani army had told Nawaz, “You either become the prime minister or make your daughter the chief minister of Punjab,” party sources revealed.

The Pakistani officer said – “The election was rigged in front of my eyes, the losers were won by 50 thousand votes, hang me.”

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