JI holds protest outside ECP against delay in LG elections

Gives ECP a 10-day deadline to announce Sindh LG polls schedule

Our Correspondent August 27, 2022


Jamaat-e-Islami workers as well as people belonging to all walks of life, assembled outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Karachi office on Friday to record their protest against the commission over another controversial delay in the local government elections in the city.

Protestors, carrying placards and banners, chanted slogans against the ECP and demanded of the commission to hold the elections immediately. The JI also announced a 10-day deadline for the ECP to announce date of the local government polls in Sindh, failing to which the ECP would be facing a decisive sit-in on the patter of the JI's 29-day sit-in outside the Sindh Assembly building for the rights of Karachiites.


Published in The Express Tribune, August 27th, 2022.