Election Commission of Pakistan takes Another U-turn

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ISLAMABAD- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has disclosed another shocking report that total 11.7 ballot papers had been printed for last year’s general elections.

According to Election Commission sources exact number of ballot papers printed was 181.74 million. The number of registered voters across the country was 86.18m and, therefore, at least 172.37m ballot papers were required to be printed for the national and provincial assemblies but ECP had published total 181.7 million ballot papers for election 2013.

Earlier, ECP said total number of registered voters in election 2013 was 86 million and we printed 173 million ballot papers. Not a single ballot paper published from private printing press.

 Few days back Talking to a media conference in Islamabad, Arif Alvi alleged that as many as 71 thousand additional ballot papers were published for Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar’s constituency and yet, he said, he was defeated.

Arif Alvi said PTI is bringing 61% data related to the election to the public sphere. He alleged that the government is fooling the public and that the government has the biggest hand in the alleged rigging.

He said printing press in Lahore published over 13 lakh ballot papers illegally.

PTI leader said that over 63 thousand additional ballot papers were published in NA 101 constituency. He claimed that the printing of additional ballot papers was paid for by the Election Commission.

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Ummer Faizan

Ummer Faizan is currently working as a Web Producer at Pakistan Tribe's Islamabad Office. He is the Mass Communication undergrad and holds keen interest in analyzing current state of affairs with the perspective of Pakistani youth.

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