Holding free and fair elections is the constitutional responsibility of Election Commission of Pakistan.

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Holding free and fair elections is the constitutional responsibility of Election Commission of Pakistan. ECP is responsible to analyse the concerns voiced by some journalistic and political circles regarding transparency of the upcoming polls.* Fawad Choudhary

According to the details issued by party’s Central Media Department Central Secretary Information Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Fawad Choudhary has urged ECP to play its constitutional role in conducting free and fair elections. He stated that the concerns voiced by some journalistic and political circles regarding transparency of upcoming polls must be comprehensively analysed by ECP. He demanded ECP to brief nation over the veracity of these allegations and concerns. He further said that some parties including PMLN and “self styled” champions of democracy are trying to hide behind the lame narrative of rigging after anticipating their defeat in the forthcoming decisive polls.

For the first time in country’s history, PMLN is in the field without its own umpires, he said. “ECP must explain whether it’s an attempt to make general elections controversial”, pressed Fawad Choudhary. He said that ECP is bound by constitution to address the legitimate concerns of all the stakeholders, however, it is also ECP’s duty to held those accountable who are trying to fan anarchic trends in the garb of elections. “Election Commission should take notice of the rapidly evolving political situation of the country and brief nation about the actuality of the concerns raised”, he marked.

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