PTI submits resolution to PA condemning deferral of LG polls

Our Correspondent
Friday, Oct 21, 2022

karachi: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) parliamentary leader in the Sindh Assembly Khurrum Sher Zaman submitted a resolution to the secretary of the Sindh Assembly on Thursday to condemn what he claimed a ‘three-month delay’ in the local government elections in Karachi.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) recently delayed the local government elections in Karachi, which were scheduled for October 23, on the account of lack of law enforcers in the city due to the flood crisis in various regions of the province. The ECP on Tuesday stated that it would hold a meeting in two weeks to decide another date for the local government elections.

However, in his resolution, Zaman claimed that the local government elections had been delayed for three months. He described the ECP’s decision to delay the polls in Karachi for the third time as contemptible and anti-democratic, which had also created doubts about the ECP’s neutrality and independence.