ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will hold a calm protest outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) head office in Islamabad today (Thursday), ARY News reported.
While addressing the birthday party’s National Council assembly this Tuesday, Imran Khan introduced to hold a protest outside ECP office and demanded the resignation of the CEC.
“PTI will hold a peaceful protest out ECP office on Thursday against the conduct of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikander Sultan Raja,” he stated and reiterated his call for for the instant resignation of the election commissioner.
He accused the CEC of being “partisan and dishonest” and alleged that Sikandar Sultan Raja attempted to sabotage the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). “Countries like India and Iran are using electronic voting machines but unfortunately our ECP chief has denied holding polls through EVMs.”
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Wednesday vowed that the federal government won’t grant PTI supporters permission to protest outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) because it falls in Islamabad’s high-security “Red Zone” house.
While addressing a press convention today in conjunction with Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, Rana Sanaullah stated that PTI has deliberate to create chaos within the title of the protest towards ECP. He expressed suspicions that he won stories a couple of imaginable assault towards ECP through the PTI employees day after today.
He stated that there’s a ban enforced in Red Zone for any roughly protests. “I am warning PTI to refrain from entering Red Zone tomorrow. PTI can stage a protest at the designated venue by judiciary and the government will also provide security to the protestors.”