Former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider Gilani’s video has surfaced by which he’s allegedly telling a lawmaker to waste his vote within the upcoming Senate elections.
The video was tweeted by the PTI’s official Twitter account. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill described it as “shameless”, calling on the ECP to take motion towards Gilani.
Yousaf Raza Gilani is contesting the Senate elections towards the PTI’s Abdul Hafeez Shaikh from Islamabad. His son, Haider Ali Gillani, is a Punjab MPA.
It is not attainable to make out who Ali Haider Gilani is chatting with allegedly about losing the Senate vote.
Gill held a press convention, lashing out on the former prime minister. “We all know how a necklace was stolen from a Turkish princess,” he mentioned. “You saw how one of his children was also involved in the ephedrine scandal.”
Gill mentioned that from the video, it may be made out that Gillani’s son is telling lawmakers to both “vote for us or waste your vote”.
“This video of corruption has once again proven that Imran Khan was right when he said this mafia will never let a transparent Senate election take place,” he mentioned.
He urged the ECP to take motion towards Gillani in response to its Constitution, including that the electoral physique was an unbiased establishment and the federal government was prepared to supply it with the required help.
The prime minister’s aide known as for strict implementation of the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s latest opinion on the open balloting of Senate election, saying that in any other case the nation should endure such cases of humiliation within the days to come back.
Ali Haider Gilani responds to accusations
Ali Haider Gilani responded to the allegations by holding a information convention, saying that he had met lots of people while campaigning for his father.
“All the NA members are our constituents,” he mentioned. “All of them are honourable for us,” he mentioned. He lashed out on the prime minister, saying that he had tried to earn lawmakers’ loyalty by issuing growth funds for them.
Gilani mentioned that he had met the PTI lawmakers to safe vote for his father, including that it was his proper. “Not once, I will meet them for a hundred times as it is my right,” he mentioned. “For every election, we have been involved in seeking the ‘votes of conscience’. We don’t believe in buying or selling votes,” he added.
The former prime minister’s son mentioned he was asking for the vote of “love and conscience” from the PTI MPAs, including that many members needed to vote for his father as an alternative of Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.