Opposition parties calls for investigation of elections

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Javed Chaudhry in “Kal Tak” covered these topics:
• Pakistan’s main opposition party called on Sunday for a judicial investigation into what it said was rigging at an election this week that it lost.
• A day after the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) asserted its intention to form governments at the centre and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as well Punjab, PML-N leader Hamza Shahbaz appeared confident that his party would retain control over the Punjab Assembly instead of being relegated to the opposition benches.
• Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah on Monday claimed that third-degree rigging was carried out at 35 polling stations to place Imran Khan on winner’s stand.
He expressed concerns over the transparency of July 25 elections. “If you want to conduct a post-mortem of the elections then do open some of the constituencies�, he said. While doing a media talk he alleged that “not a single but, full punctures were fixed at all the constituencies of Imran Khan� he said.