Counting of votes continues after the general elections in Pakistan. Earlier in the trend, candidates supported by Imran Khan’s party PTI were leading, however later there was a big reversal and Nawaz Sharif’s party has taken lead in the seats where Imran’s party was leading. Let us tell you that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) started announcing the results of the elections late on Friday night, more than 10 hours after the voting ended amid many allegations, on which the whole world is keeping an eye. The ECP was on the radar of people over election rigging, sporadic violence and suspension of mobile phone services across the country.
Till the time of writing the news, results of many out of 266 seats have been declared. 10 candidates from Imran Khan’s party have won while 5 candidates from Bilawal Bhutto’s party have won. Nawaz Sharif’s party has won 11 seats. Meanwhile, PML-N’s Maryam Aurangzeb has reacted regarding the election results. He has said that the party is going to form the government at the Center and Punjab. On social media platform There are problems due to the ban on mobile and internet services. It is becoming difficult to get election results. He said that the position of the party remains strong.
Imran Khan is still in jail
Let us discuss here that former Prime Minister Imran Khan is currently in jail and he was banned from contesting elections. The candidate from Imran’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party had contested the election as an independent candidate after the Supreme Court had upheld the Election Commission’s decision to deprive his party of its election symbol ‘cricket bat’. .
A total of 5,121 candidates are in the fray
According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, a total of 5,121 candidates are trying their luck for the National Assembly seats. These include 4,807 men, 312 women and two transgenders. There are 12,695 candidates in the fray for the four provincial assemblies, including 12,123 men, 570 women and two transgenders. Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is also included in this election, who has been declared the prime ministerial candidate by the party.
Army’s influence in elections
It is said about Pakistan that in this country the PM is not elected but selected. The influence of the army is more visible in elections. Last time Imran Khan had the support of the army. This time the army seems to be standing with Nawaz Sharif’s party. This is the reason why Sharif’s party is being talked about victory this time.