The Senate is voting for a decisive contest
Polling is underway for 37 Senate seats in Sindh, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including the National Assembly.
Candidates for all 11 seats in Punjab have been elected unopposed, while voting is taking place today in 2 seats in Islamabad, 11 in Sindh, 12 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 12 in Balochistan. In this regard, all provincial assembly halls, including the National Assembly, have the status of polling stations
Members banned from carrying mobile phones
Members of the National Assembly are strictly banned from carrying mobile phones during polling. In this regard, there was a scuffle between PPP MNA Abdul Qadir Patel and security personnel. Introducing the mobile phone, he said that if any member of the government brought a mobile phone, the security personnel would be responsible.
Who cast the first vote?
The first vote in the National Assembly was cast by Shafiq Oren of PTI while the second was cast by Faisal Wawda. The first vote in the Sindh Assembly was cast by Mir Shabir Bijarani. The first vote in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was cast by Hidayat-ur-Rehman of JUI-F. Provincial Minister Zamrak Achakzai was the first to cast his vote in the Balochistan Assembly
The most interesting and the biggest contest
The most interesting and major battle of the Senate elections is taking place at the General Seat of the Federal Capital Territory of Islamabad, where former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh are contesting. The ruling coalition has 181 seats while the opposition parties have 160 seats
In many ways, the recent Senate elections have been tumultuous. Prior to the election, the President changed the procedure and a reference was filed in the Supreme Court to hold the Senate election by open ballot. However, the court upheld the procedure laid down in the constitution. Earlier, the government and the opposition claimed to have won the election and to buy and sell in the election process
The Pakistan Democratic Movement, a coalition of opposition parties. They have been fighting the Senate elections against the government. Which has become very important for both the government and the opposition. On the political front. Observers say the results of the Senate election will also shed light on the future of the ongoing opposition movement against the government.