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Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa support open voting in Senate election

Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa support open voting in Senate election
January 9, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have supported the open voting in the Senate election.

In a reply submitted to the Supreme Court in the presidential reference case on Saturday, both provinces stated that the secret voting was used against the spirit of the elections in the past. Corruption allegations were levelled in the Senate elections in the past.

They appealed to court to allow the parliament and the government to amend the Election Act 2017 as it was mandatory to conduct the open voting.

The reply states that fair election are the basis of democracy.