JI suggests uncontested Senate election to block doors of horse trading

Peshawar: Jamat-e-Islami on Tuesday suggested that stop the practice of horse trading in coming Senate Election all senators from Khyber Pukhunkhwa Assembly should be elected without contest.

Speaking to a news conference Amir Jamat-e-Islami Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Professor Mohammad Ibrahim Khan said if all parties in Khyber Pukhunkhwa Assembly nominate their candidates according to their strength in KP Assembly then all of them would be elected without going to contest election against each other.

” all political parties are agreed with this suggestion and some sitting for this purpose are also held. Therefore if all of us agreed with this suggestion then doors for horse trading would be blocked otherwise open election could not be held as it is against the constitution,” Professor Ibrahim said.

Professor Ibrahim said Jamat-e-Islami would contest only on general seat and vote other parties on Technocrat, Women and minority seat if his party developed a joint strategy with allied parties.

Condemning APS attack, Professor Ibrahim said that those involved in such heinous and barbaric act should be awarded sever punishment for which an impartial investigation should be conducted to pin point if there were security lapses. on this occasion PML (N) General Secretary for district Charssada along with his dozen members of cabinet announced to join Jamat-e-Islami saying that PML (N) has badly failed to solve the problems of the masses.

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