The PTI on Wednesday documented a request in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) against “pre-survey fixing” in front of the by-races on 20 Punjab Assembly seats booked for July 17.
The request, a duplicate of which is accessible with Dawn.com, was recorded by PTI’s Omar Ayub Khan.
The applicant expressed that he was effectively taking part in lobbying for the impending surveys when he noticed “various anomalies and things that are hindering fair and unbiased races”.
He featured that the constituent guard dog will undoubtedly direct free, fair and straightforward political race as per the law.
Featuring 19 electorates where by-decisions are to be led, he affirmed that citizen records had been adjusted while electors had been “reshuffled” infringing upon the Election Commission Act, 2017.
“One of the most over the top heinous instances of their wrongdoing is constituent roll/electors rundown of PP-140 Sheikhupura. In this electorate, last electing roll/citizens list gave, dated May 20, was after the declaration of [the] political race plan, which again is an infringement of the law.”
The request expressed that the absolute number of electors according to the rundowns gave in 2018 and 2020 was 2,239 and 2,875, separately, which rose to 5,573 in May 2022.
“This abrupt increment is equivocal and projects serious questions on the straightforwardness of [the] impending by-decisions.”
The solicitor said that the manner in which things remained in the area, “no free, fair, straightforward or unprejudiced races” could be held. He affirmed that authorities, on the mandates of the “acting government”, were “taking notes and meddling” with the impending by-surveys.
“A perfect representation is of DC Rajanpur, who should be visible crusading with PML-N up-and-comers which is an unmistakable infringement of the two morals and Section 187 of the Election Commission Act, 2017.”
He additionally affirmed that the Jhang locale cop had obviously been presented on commit “pre-survey fixing” while the public authority’s contender for PP-07 was offering pay-offs to citizens with an end goal to impact them.
‘Govt moving fault of pre-survey fixing onto foundation’
Tending to a public interview in Lahore later in the day, PTI pioneer Fawad Chaudhry repeated the party’s case that pre-survey fixing was being led before the by-surveys.
He claimed that the party’s applicants and laborers were being badgering by the police, who were following up on the mandates of the commonplace government.
He guaranteed that the commonplace government was attempting to depict like it was getting “orders from a higher place”.
“The foundation ought to be careful with the snakes up their sleeves like Attaullah Tarar and Rana Sanaullah. They are completing [raids] and putting it on the foundation.”
Fawad proceeded to guarantee that the public authority had arranged pre-survey fixing in certain areas and later attempted to move the fault onto the foundation.
The PTI pioneer expressed that the party had moved toward the ECP for the preclusion of 19 applicants in the race who had been de-situated for abandonment. He communicated the expectation that the request would be required up in a little while.
“Along these lines, basically veritable PML-N up-and-comers will take part on the political race.”
He likewise asserted that disappointment of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s political race had constrained the public authority to relinquish pastors to hold its hold over Lahore.
“A portion of the bureau needed to leave in light of the fact that nobody was happy with Maryam’s mission.”