Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Goher Khan, has filed a petition in the Supreme Court under Article 184(3) of the Constitution, requesting intervention for fair and transparent elections along with the provision of a level playing field.
In the petition, PTI has named the federal government, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), and provincial governments as respondents. The request urges the Supreme Court to issue directives for the establishment of teams to ensure a level playing field and transparent elections.
The petition emphasizes the need for the Supreme Court to provide guidance to PTI and other political parties to counter any hindrances faced during the electoral process. PTI seeks protection against harassment of its workers and leaders during the election period.
The plea highlights instances where PTI candidates have allegedly faced difficulties in the nomination process. It calls for equal rights for PTI to participate in the elections without facing undue obstacles.
The core focus of the petition revolves around the principles of fairness, transparency, and equal opportunity for all political parties participating in the electoral process. PTI aims to address concerns related to the alleged interference with its candidates’ nomination papers and seeks a level playing field to ensure free and fair elections.
By approaching the Supreme Court, PTI signals its commitment to upholding democratic principles and ensuring that the electoral process remains unbiased and transparent. The party’s plea underscores the importance of fair competition and equal opportunities for all political entities, fostering an environment conducive to democratic practices in Pakistan.