Mustafa Kamal opposes postponement of NA-249: KARACHI: PSP leader and also candidate Mustafa Kamal has opposed the postponement of NA-249 by-elections in Karachi.
In a request to the Political election Commission of Pakistan, Mustafa Kamal has referred demands from the Sindh federal government and also MQM seeking postponement of the election in National Assembly constituency NA-249 Karachi.
“These requests are against the ground facts, the People’s Event and also the MQM have actually looked for post ponement of the political election seeing their defeat in the surveys,” Kamal composed.
“According to the numbers the variety of COVID-19 cases in the constituency was just two till the other day,” Kamal in his application said. “Any kind of delay in the by political election will certainly problem the nationwide exchequer,” he wrote.
He required holding the by election in NA-249 on the fixed date of April 29 under the corona SOPs.
Keeping in view the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the province, the Sindh government on Monday officially requested the ECP to postpone by-election in National Assembly constituency NA-249 Karachi.
In a letter to the ECP, the Sindh government advised the political election body to delay the scheduled by-poll in the concurrency till the coronavirus pandemic was brought under control.
The country was dealing with the third wave of the pandemic as well as COVID-19 instances climbed by over seven percent in Karachi as well as Hyderabad during the past week, checked out the letter.
Over 400 COVID-19 people were going through treatment in intensive care units as well as UHDs of various health centers in Karachi, it added.
During the worrying circumstance, corner conferences as well as political rallies will cause even more coronavirus infections as well as deaths in the metropolis, said the rural federal government.
Previously on April 15, a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) delegation had actually consulted with the Provincial Election Commissioner Sindh and also required of the political election commission to reschedule the by-polls as well as deploy army workers in the constituency.
Pakistan Muslim Organization Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Miftah Ismail had actually additionally opposed the post ponement of by-elections in a letter written to the ECP.