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2024 elections more rigged than those of 2018: Fazl

He further said that they had launched a movement against the rigging in 2018 elections

By News Report
April 21, 2024
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. — INP/File
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. — INP/File 

PISHIN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUIF) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday claimed that the February 8, 2024 general elections were more rigged than those of 2018.

His remarks came after the Imran Khan-founded Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and JUIF, a former political foe, found “ideological coordination” in connection with the anti-PMLN-led government.

Addressing a public meeting in Balochistan’s Pishin, the JUIF stressed the need for harmony among the political forces and said: “This is not the time to fight. Politicians were always used [by establishment].”

Speaking at the public gathering, Fazl said: “People of Balochistan do not accept the results of February 8 elections.” Referring to the alleged massive rigging in the recent elections, the JUIF chief said: “These assemblies are sold and bought.”

He further said that they had launched a movement against the rigging in 2018 elections, adding that they would continue to remain on the frontline in protest against rigging in the recent polls. “We will not allow the fake government to run with this movement,” he vowed. The JUIF leader also said that nobody could stop their anti-government movement now.