NP warns against ‘hijacking’ by-election

Malik Baloch announces Fida Hussain Dashti as party candidate

Mohammad Zafar November 11, 2018
Former Balochistan chief minister Abdul Malik Baloch. PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: National Party (NP) President Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has urged party workers to get united
against “non-political trying attempting to hijack the by-election” in PB-47 Kech.

“The NP will crush every attempt to influence the voting process,” said the former chief minister on Friday while inaugurating the party’s election office in Kech.

“Without any greed or pressure, the NP has been striving for the rights of the people of Balochistan,” he said, adding that while in power, the party did not take a single step against party policies.

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The president said the NP had always supported democratic powers in the country and demanded supremacy of parliament. Workers should expedite political activities in the constituency and increase contact with the public in order to win the by-polls scheduled for December 6, he added.

Meanwhile, Baloch announced Fida Hussain Dashti as party candidate for PB-47 Kech, Makran division.

Addressing the workers, Dashti said he NP was participating in the election for the sake of democracy in the country because the group seeking to hijack the election should not be given an open field.

He urged party workers to remain steadfast and intensify political campaigns across Kech district.


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