The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has issued a nationwide call for protests tomorrow, aiming to safeguard the sanctity of the vote, as independent candidates currently lead with 102 seats.
In a core committee meeting, the PTI decided to stage ‘peaceful protests’ across the country at 02:00 pm tomorrow to emphasize the importance of preserving the sanctity of the electoral process. The meeting extensively discussed election results and outlined the plan of action. Matters related to potential affiliations with specific political parties were also on the agenda.
Crucial decisions were made during the meeting, and the PTI announced that these decisions would be implemented following consultations with PTI founder Imran Khan. The party acknowledged that the people had expressed their verdict peacefully and constitutionally, emphasizing that it was now essential to protect the electoral mandate.
With the results announced for 257 out of the total 265 National Assembly constituencies where elections were conducted, independent candidates have taken the lead with 102 seats overall. The PML-N and PPP secured 73 and 54 seats, respectively, positioning themselves to secure the majority of the 70 reserved seats for women and non-Muslims in the house.
Other notable outcomes include the Muttahida Qaumi Movement securing 17 seats, PML-Q with three, JUI-F, and Istehkam-i-Pakistan Party (IPP) with three and two seats, respectively. Additionally, MWM and BNP each clinched one seat. The dynamic political landscape has prompted the PTI to mobilize supporters in peaceful protests, signaling a commitment to protecting the democratic process and asserting the importance of the people’s mandate.