Nawabzada Khalid Magsi, the Chief of BAP addressing a press conference

Staff Reporter:

QUETTA: In a strongly-worded condemnation, Nawabzada Khalid Magsi, the Central President of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), criticized the Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) for what he claims is the party’s attempt to postpone the upcoming general elections in the country. Speaking at a news conference held in Quetta, Mr. Magsi expressed his concerns over the perceived tactics employed by the PTI and other political parties to delay the democratic process.

Senate elections are scheduled for March 2024

During the press conference, Mr. Magsi highlighted the significance of holding timely elections, emphasizing that the Senate elections are scheduled for March 2024. He raised a crucial question about the constitutional implications if the elections are not conducted as scheduled. The BAP chief called attention to the potential ramifications of any delay in the constitutional status of the electoral process.

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani was Also Present

Among those present at the press conference were prominent leaders including Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, Sardar Saleh Bhootani, and Senator Khuda Babar, all standing in solidarity with Mr. Magsi’s stance.

Expressing his astonishment, Mr. Magsi referred to a recent court order related to the polls, questioning the timing of the order about the issuance of the elections schedule. “I am surprised to see this,” he remarked, adding a layer of skepticism to the unfolding situation.

Questions Imperative For Transparency in A Democratic Country

As tensions rise and political maneuvering continues, the BAP leader’s strong condemnation sheds light on the complex dynamics surrounding the electoral process in Pakistan, raising important questions about the adherence to constitutional norms and the need for transparency in the democratic system. The unfolding events are sure to capture the attention of both the public and political observers as the country navigates through these critical times leading up to the elections.

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