PDM greets ex-PM Gilani’s win in Pakistan Senate polls, Imran Khan’s PTI cries foul
Islamabad [Pakistan], March 3 (ANI): Individuals of the Pakistan Democratic Motion – the 11-party opposition alliance – on Wednesday celebrated former Top Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s victory within the Senate polls, whilst the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) govt has cried foul stated it’s going to problem the effects.
The PDM scored a significant victory over PTI as Gilani gained the overall seat from Islamabad, defeating the ruling celebration’s Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.
Pakistan Peoples Birthday party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari took to Twitter to rejoice Gilani’s win, announcing: “Democracy is the most productive revenge. Jeya Bhutto!”
A couple of hours after polling ended, Bilawal along Gilani held a press convention during which each leaders hailed the latter’s victory as “a win for democracy”, reported First light.
The PPP chairman thanked the PDM management and stated that Gilani’s win was once a win for all democratic forces in Pakistan. “This puppet govt has misplaced from its personal parliament and the folk of Pakistan have gained.”
“My sincerest felicitations to Mr. Yousuf Raza Gilani on his superb victory within the Senate elections,” tweeted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) founder Nawaz Sharif.
PML-N vice chairman Maryam Nawaz additionally tweeted her congratulations to Gilani and the PDM. She congratulated the Individuals of Nationwide Meeting (MNAs) of the PML-N for accepting PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif’s stance and “refusing to bow down and promote out”.
“Smartly executed PML-N! The longer term is yours,” stated Maryam.
In every other publish, she claimed that “the faux mandate has been snatched again by way of the folk’s representatives”.
“Their very own other people, regardless of the drive on them, refused to vote for […] (Top Minister) Imran Khan,” she stated, including that the premier now had no proper to occupy the Top Minister Area. “Vote chor (thief), depart the chair,” she added.
Sindh Schooling Minister Saeed Ghani additionally congratulated Bilawal at the “ancient win” of Gilani and the PDM.
In the meantime, individuals of the federal government criticised the effects and stated that they’d be investigated.
Senator Faisal Javed termed the effects as “horse buying and selling at its top”. He stated the end result will have to be “investigated and justice should be served”.
Addressing a press convention, Minister for Knowledge and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz stated the results of the election for the Islamabad seat was once a “vindication of the stance that Top Minister Imran Khan many times mentioned”, First light reported.
“You recognize the nature of those that have gained,” stated the tips minister.
Particular Assistant to the Top Minister for Political Communique Dr Shahbaz Gill additionally reiterated that the celebration “will problem this end result”.
The polling for 37 seats of Pakistan’s Senate got here to a detailed at five pm for a complete of 78 applicants contesting from Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Islamabad.
The polls have been held after a long-drawn open poll controversy that saved the ruling celebration and opposition in a confrontation and a prison struggle sooner than the Ultimate Courtroom on Monday introduced that the elections for the Higher Area of the Parliament might be held via secret poll, in line with Article 226 of the Pakistan Charter. (ANI)