Pakistan's parliament will consider amendment for "show of hands" voting in Senate

18 November
Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan (photo credit: Financial Times/flickr)
Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan (photo credit: Financial Times/flickr)
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the government has decided to move a constitutional amendment in the Parliament to introduce a 'show of hands', during voting in the Senate elections, instead of secret ballots, as part of its efforts to bring about electoral reforms in the country. [ . . . ] He said the government will also move two other electoral reforms, including e-voting and voting rights for overseas Pakistanis. The reason behind introducing electoral reforms in the country, the premier said, was that he wanted elections in Pakistan to be free and fair so that the "loser accepts their defeat" instead of levelling rigging allegations.
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