ISLAMABAD: The PML-N dismissed a letter from the Nationwide Command and Operations Middle proposing a two-month delay within the Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections resulting from COVID-19.
What does NCOC should do with [the] elections?” requested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a media speak on Tuesday.
He known as the NCOC suggestion a conspiracy to rig.The identical factor that occurred in Gilgit-Baltistan is being repeated in Azad Kashmir, he mentioned. Abbasi questioned whether or not the NCOC speaking a couple of delay within the elections is constitutional. “Haven’t any elections been held in different elements of the nation?” I ask.
He insisted that that is an try to “steal” the elections in AJK and made references to earlier elections in Pakistan. That the elections be held in accordance with the need of the individuals, Abbasi mentioned, including that the PML-N needs the elections in AJK to be punctual.
We rejected the letter from the NCOC. It needs to be withdrawn,” he mentioned. A day earlier, NCOC had instructed suspending the AJK elections for 2 months, saying the method will result in a rise within the variety of coronavirus circumstances.
The NCOC wrote a letter to the AJK Chief Elections Commissioner, stating that because of the improve within the variety of coronavirus circumstances within the nation, the polls needs to be delayed. The letter mentioned that enormous political rallies because of the elections will result in additional unfold of the possibly lethal virus within the state.