JI delegation meets CEC in city.
On the occasion, Mehanti demanded of the CEC "to appoint neutral and independent staff" at all polling stations and allow the JI candidates to run their election campaigns freely. He further reiterated his party's demand to handover Karachi to army during elections, as he maintained, 17 parties have already put forward the said demand in All Parties Conference (APC), called by Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh Justice (Retd) Zahid Kurban Alvi. The CEC assured the delegation that the Election Commission will take every step to ensure holding of transparent and fair elections. JI statement further said, after the meeting, Mehanti while talking to media said that the JI delegation emphasised on holding fair and free elections.
Speaking on the occasion, he claimed that the officers from City District Government and Karachi Water and Sewerage Board are being appointed as polling staff, having political affiliation.
|Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback|
|Publication:||Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)|
|Date:||May 4, 2013|
|Previous Article:||Lawyers observe strike against FIA prosecutor's murder.|
|Next Article:||Attack on Pak prisoner 'regrettable': India.|