Fazl blames for poll rigging, call for APC


LAHORE, July 26  (TNS): Chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that  he will host an All Parties’ Conference to discuss alleged rigging in elections.

Talking to reporters, Fazl said his party rejects election results, saying he has discussed the situation with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif. Earlier, former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif claimed of massive rigging at polling stations across the country. PML-N’s polling agent was pushed out of the polling station in DG Khan whereas situation of the incident is available. Today’s incidents have pushed Pakistan 30 years back,” he said.

Shehbaz went on to say that rigging has inflicted massive blow to Pakistan’s democratic system and stated that Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has utterly failed in carrying out transparent elections. Shehbaz stated that PML-N would devise future strategy by collaborating with other political outfits.