Pakistan Election

The Echo of Bombs and The Atmosphere of Poverty… will You Choose This ‘Tiger’ as Your Leader?

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Pakistan Election Today: Amidst the terror of bomb blasts and increasing poverty, today Pakistanis are voting to elect their leader. Just hours before the start of elections, two major blasts took place targeting election offices in Balochistan. More than 30 people died in this.

The neighboring country is currently surrounded by all-round crisis. Now the country especially the youth have a lot of expectations from the new Wazir-e-Azam. Former PM Imran Khan is in jail.

In such a situation, Nawaz Sharif and Bilawal Bhutto seem to have the upper hand in front of PPP’s Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. However, this time even independents can do wonders in the elections. All the leaders of Imran’s party are contesting independently due to not getting the election symbol.

How are elections held in Pakistan?

General elections have been held 11 times in Pakistan so far. However, allegations of rigging continued every time.
– Pakistan has a parliamentary democracy and today along with the federal legislature i.e. National Assembly, votes will also be cast for four provincial legislatures. There are 336 seats in the National Assembly, out of which voting will be held today for 266 members.
The remaining 70 are reserved seats, of which 60 are for women and 10 for non-Muslims. The allocation of these seats is according to the strength of each party in the House.

Voting will start from 8 am till 5 pm.

– 5,121 candidates are in the fray for the National Assembly, out of which 4807 are men, 312 are women and two are transgenders. There are 12,695 candidates in the fray for the four provincial assemblies, including 12,123 men, 570 women and two transgenders. More than 12.85 crore registered voters are going to vote in this election.

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