Corruption and law and order have always been big issues in the Pakistan elections. in 2014 the Pakistan Tehreek-E-Insaf party has organised a protest march opposing Nawaz Sharif over claims of systematic election rigging by his party PML(N) in the 2013 Pakistan general election. after this, in 2017 several Islamic organisations in nine cities of Pakistan head protested against the then PML(N) government, more than dozens of people were also killed during the protest.
Pakistan Army Role On 25 July 2018 Election
Pakistan army which is always played a major role in the Pakistan elections has ensured the fair and free election on this time denying that it was ragging the pole to tip the scales in favour of former cricketer Imran Khan.
Pakistani Leaders who lost Power Due to Corruption
Corruption is said to be the way of politics in Pakistan, dozens of politicians of being convicted and thrown out of power due to corrupt practices and money laundering. this time just ahead of the elections Pakistan’s most prominent politician Nawaz Sharif was disqualified is Prime Minister and bought from contesting elections for life.
Pakistan has seen 10 general elections till day. corruption has been a major issue in each one of them. many leaders lost positions of power due to corruption-related issues. a recent example that a former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has to step down as prime minister after his name surface in the Panama papers scandal.
His family members also named in the scam, Pakistan Tehreek-E-Insaf party chief Imran Khan also made this a big issue. when he led a nationwide campaign against Nawaz Sharif, after months of Investigation the country Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif on the 28 July 2017.
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Brief Information About Pakistan Election For Competitive Exam
Pakistan is all set to vote on the 25th July for the general elections to the national assembly and 4 provincial assemblies former. Pakistani Supreme court chief justice Nasir ul Mulk has been chosen as the caretaker prime minister to supervise the general elections 2018. a triangular fight between the three main parties the PPP the PML(N) and PTI.
Pakistan is gearing up for the upcoming general election that will be held on the 25th of July 2018. these elections are crucial as it’s only for the second time in the history of Pakistan that a democratic transfer of power is set to take place. the first such transfer of power from a democratically elected government to another took place in 2013.
In the 2013 elections, the PML emerged as the largest party and its leader Nawaz Sharif took oath as the prime minister of Pakistan on the 5th of June 2013.10 crore 59 lakh voters will exercise their franchise on the 25th July 2018, 23 % more than the last election. polling will be held on the 25th of July for 2018 849 general seats of Pakistan’s national and provincial assemblies.
Everybody party is required to field women candidates on at least five% of general seats for the national assembly. 8396 candidates are contesting for 577 general seats of Pakistan for provincial assemblies of Punjab, Sind Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
3,71,000 army men will be deployed to ensure peaceful and fair election. compared to the 2013 election, that has been the decline in the number of candidates. in 2013 a total of 15629 candidates was in the fray for 849 general seats of the national assembly and provincial assemblies.
4671 candidates contested for election to the national assembly while 10,958 candidates for provincial assembly, too many parties are contesting in the upcoming general election. it is mainly triangular contact between Pakistan peoples party, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
PPP is being late by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of late former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto. while PML(N) is contesting the election under the leadership of Shahbaz Sharif after Nawaz Sharif disqualified by the supreme court of Pakistan. cricketer turned politician Imran Khan is leading his Party PTI.
Religious parties are also filled record of 460 candidates in 25 July 2018 Pakistan elections 2018 by MMA, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed-led JuD’s political wing Milli Muslim League-backed Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek and other small entities.
Role Of Punjab Province In Pakistan Election
Punjab province is considered the epicentre of Pakistan politics, out of 272 seats of the national assembly 141 seats of 51.83% of total seats are in the Punjab province. 6.67 crore or 63% of the total voters in Pakistan are also in the Punjab Province.
Chiefs of the three biggest political parties in Pakistan PML(N) and PPP and PTI are contesting for Punjab. 6 out of 10 prime ministers in Pakistan have been from the Punjab province.
The whole political parties leaders are contesting on more than one seats on 25 July 2018 Pakistan Election. PLM(N) leader Shahbaz Sharif is contesting from four constituencies in three provinces Lahore, Dera Ghazi Khan Karachi and Swat. PPP leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is contesting on three seats. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Imran Khan is contesting from 5 seats.
Pakistan Election Manifestos
Whenever elections take place in Pakistan, India always finds the mentioned in the poll manifestos of political parties. but this time surprisingly Kashmir is not being seen as a star vote Catcher. instead, economic opportunities, corruption and law and order situation are the major issues.
India’s Role In Pakistan Election
General elections in Pakistan inferior please Centre around India as an election issue for all political parties, but this time around media report seems to suggest that Kashmir surprisingly is a known issue in the country.
Political party Manifesto for making minimal references to Kashmir, a state that often usually influences the politics of the subcontinent. a review of election manifestos of the three major political parties. Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan peoples party show the K(Kashmir) word is getting very scanty traction.
Imran Khan’s party considered more aline to the army has strong use and Kashmir, but this time the party is election manifesto calls for lasting peace in the reason and save it will work on a blueprint to resolve the issue.
The only references are to finding a solution within the parameters of the United Nations Security Council resolutions. the manifesto also promised to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state if voted to power.
Who will win 25 July 2018 Pakistan Election
The hotly contested election is expected to between Nawaz Sharif PML(N) and Imran Khan’s PTI. the run-up to the general election has also been marked by accusations, that the military is middling in politics and muscling the media to help an Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-E-Insaf to power. apart from this election promises and Pakistan primarily focus on economic growth, jobs and increase to GDP and welfare measures for the people.
Pakistan Election 25 July 2018 Result
As many as 11855 candidates are in the Fray. Pakistan’s national assembly consists of 342 members of home 272 are directly elected 60 seats are reserved for women and 10 for religious minorities. direct elections are not held for the 60 seats reserved for women and religious minority. the seats are allocated to political parties according to their proportional representation. a total of 3459 candidates are contesting for the 272 seats of the Pakistan national assembly, of these 1623 candidates are from Punjab, 824 are from Singh 725 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 287 from Balochistan, 171 women candidates are also the fray of 25 July 2018 Pakistan election. After some days of election commission of Pakistan will release Pakistan election result 2018.it will decide who will be the next prime minister of Pakistan Shahbaz Sharif Bilawal Bhutto Zardari or Imran Khan. Pakistan election result will be published here as soon as possible after the declaration.
Imran Khan Sworn in As Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister
Imran Khan was sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 18, 2018. The oath was administered to him by Pak President Mamnoon Hussain.
The longtime opposition politician takes the reins of power for the first time in his 22-year political career, having led a strenuous campaign against corruption and government mismanagement since he retired as one of Pakistan’s most popular cricketers in 1992.