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Governor KP announces to hold elections on May 28

Governor KP announces to hold elections on May 28

Governor KP announces to hold elections on May 28

Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa proposes to hold election on may 28

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  • A consultative meeting of the ECP regarding the elections was held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • A request was made by the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to defer the elections.
  • Governor raised concern over the current state of KP’s law and order.
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ISLAMABAD – In accordance with a ruling of the Supreme Court, the Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Haji Ghulam Ali, proposed to organize the elections on May 28 during the meeting of the Election Commission.

According to the details, a consultative meeting of the Election Commission regarding the elections was held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in which the date of the elections was suggested in light of the Supreme Court’s decision.

Sources reported that the Governor raised concern over the current state of KP’s law and order and expressed his uncertainty over holding the elections in such circumstances.

Governor Haji Ghulam Ali has reported that the Election Commission was briefed about the security concerns prior, yet has not taken responsibility for making all the arrangements for the elections.

Furthermore, a request was made by the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to defer the elections but was denied by the Election Commission due to the Supreme Court’s decision.

Haji Ghulam Ali expressed that he was under immense pressure from the entire nation, he said “I have fulfilled my constitutional responsibility regarding the election, and I have informed the Election Commission about my concerns.”

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Haji Ghulam Ali said that in pursuant to the Supreme Court’s order, he has proposed that the elections will be held on 28th May.

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s talks

Earlier, the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ghulam Ali, held a press conference regarding the arrival of the Election Commission in the province. Ali pointed out that the President was consulted on the date of the elections, and that the current state of law and order in the province was precisely what had caused the attack on the census team the previous day.

He also stated that four casualties occurred in the DPO Charsadda attack, further alluding to the increase, even greater than before, of casualties in the Lakki Marwat incident today with 8 killed.

When asked about the prospects of elections in such a perilous scenario, he simply stated “If it is difficult to conduct the census, how can the election campaign be carried out safely?”

In the end, he expressed his commitment to conveying his opinion on the date of the elections in KP to the Election Commission, urging that this was the job of the Commission and not him.

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