KARACHI: PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Friday claimed that the Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) — the Opposition events’ anti-government coalition — “defeated” the PTI authorities within the Nationwide Meeting and Senate.
The Senate chairman election 2021 “has been stolen right in front of the eyes of the people”, Bilawal added, noting that the PTI authorities’s “bias and their biased, illegal decision is right in front of you”.
“Seven votes for the chairman of the Senate of Pakistan had been solid in favour of Yousaf Raza Gillani. These votes had been solid correctly, legally, constitutionally, however seven senators of the Senate of Pakistan had been purposefully disenfranchised and Gillani sahab, regardless of profitable, has nonetheless not sat on that seat.
“Those seven votes were in line with whichever Supreme Court precedents you wish to bring up or the stance or position of the Election Commission [of Pakistan (ECP)], they were legal votes.”
PDM ‘uncovered the system’
“A vote is ‘solid’ when the intention of the voter turns into clear. Seven votes had been invalidly rejected [but] if these seven votes are added, then Yousaf Raza Gillani has received.
“Yousaf Raza Gillani has become the chairman of the Senate,” he stated.
The PPP chief stated all of these seven votes had been according to “whichever Supreme Court precedents you wish to bring up or the stance or position of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)”.
He pressured that the PDM “exposed the system and defeated” the PTI regime however lamented that there have been 4 hidden cameras put in within the higher Home of the Parliament.
‘Hope that justice might be served’
Bilawal introduced that the anti-government alliance had determined to strategy the courts after consultations with PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz and different Opposition leaders.
“We hope that justice will be served and the high court will rule in our favour,” he added, noting that there was “evidence of the Senate secretary telling our people that the stamp mark can be inside the box”.
“I also stamped on my name in the general election. This is an open case, we hope we get justice from the courts,” Bilawal stated.