- Bilawal says rulers — whether or not they’re in Muzaffarabad or within the federal govt — are cowards.
- Tells PTI, rival events in the event that they must compete in opposition to PPP, they need to do it by way of the method of election.
- Says PPP will kind a authorities in AJK with “the power of the vote.
NAKYAL: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Monday took a jibe at the PTI-led government as well as PML-N’s regime in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and said that rulers — whether they are in Muzaffarabad or in the federal government — are cowards.
Bilawal was addressing a rally in Nakyal, Azad Kashmir, as part of his party’s election campaign in the region.
Bilawal said that the PPP is the “solely get together in Pakistan which has the assist of the poor lots,” adding that the PTI-government, as well as other parties, have “no cause to worry the PPP.”
“If it’s a must to compete in opposition to us, then it’s best to do it by way of the method of voting and election,” Bilawal said to the government and other rival parties.
Further criticising the PTI government, the PPP chairman said that Pakistan has been unlucky in the sense that it had a “puppet of a main minister” imposed on it, adding that when India’s Modi attacks Kashmir, the Pakistani premier says he cannot do anything about it.
Bilawal, expressing his confidence, also said that the PPP will form a government in AJK with “the facility of the vote.”
“The federal government and [rival parties] ought to know that the PPP has a younger chairman,” he said. “It is best to compete with us on political grounds, however do not attempt to combat PPP loyalists.”
A look at AJK’s political process ahead of July 25 elections
The people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir will go to the polls on July 25 to elect new members to the region’s Legislative Assembly.
Like Pakistan, the area has a parliamentary type of authorities with a president, prime minister, supreme courtroom, excessive courtroom and an unbiased election fee.
Nevertheless, Prime Minister Imran Khan is the very best workplace holder of the area because the chairman of the Kashmir Council.
The legislative meeting consists of 53 members, out of which 33 are straight elected from the ten districts of AJK. Alternatively, 12 seats can be found for the Kashmiri refugees dwelling within the 4 provinces of Pakistan.
The meeting additionally has a single seat for abroad Kashmiris and 5 seats reserved for ladies. In the meantime, one seat is reserved for Ulema-e-Din or Mashaikh and one for a technocrat.
What’s attention-grabbing to notice is that the political course of in AJK has continued regardless of the martial legal guidelines imposed in Pakistan. The governance of the area additionally stays undisturbed if a rival political get together has a federal authorities in Pakistan.
The polls of the area are additionally watched internationally because the polls in AJK are in contrast with the elections held in occupied Kashmir. This was the primary cause that in 2006, EU observers have been current to supervise the election in AJK.
This 12 months, 32 events together with the AJK chapters of mainstream Pakistani political events are taking part within the elections.
The area has 3.2 million voters, out of which 1.75 million are male and 1.46 million are feminine.