Amir of the Jamaat-e-Islami, Siraj ul Haq, has expressed his disappointment that the judiciary has not taken action on their request for an early election within the constitutional timeframe. The Jamaat-e-Islami had approached the Supreme Court on August 29 regarding one of the most crucial national issues.
In his statement, Siraj ul Haq emphasized that fair and transparent elections are the key to stability, and some former ruling parties are attempting to escape elections.
He remarked that it is quite astonishing that a political party is dictating the election schedule, referring to a statement by Bilawal Bhutto, who had suggested a specific election date.
Siraj ul Haq stated that cooperating with the Election Commission is the constitutional responsibility of the government in power.
He further mentioned that they will engage with political parties to seek consensus on the election date, emphasizing the importance of a unanimous decision on this critical matter.
Siraj ul Haq’s remarks highlight the frustration of political parties like the Jamaat-e-Islami regarding the delay in setting an election date within the constitutional limits. They stress the significance of transparent and timely elections as a means to ensure stability in the country. The involvement of the judiciary and cooperation with the Election Commission are seen as vital elements in upholding the constitutional process of elections. Additionally, the call for political parties to come to a consensus on the election date underscores the need for unity and cooperation in Pakistan’s democratic process.