Islamabad: Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday that holding the Senate elections in the past violated the opinion of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) regarding the presidential election in the public vote of the Senate.
The federal minister further said that their suggestion was to use technology in ballot papers such as barcode or serial number.
Earlier, Fawad Chaudhry said that opposition is fighting an already lost battle of Senate elections.
The federal minister, in a tweet on Tuesday, said that political opponents of the government will start crying foul within 24 hours and will find new excuses to keep their presence on TV screens.
Fawad Chaudhry further said that immature politics of the opposition changes direction daily as they don’t have any policy or strategy.
On the other hand, the federal government’s allies, in a late-night press conference on Monday, have assured it will stand with the PTI in the upcoming Senate elections.
Information Technology and Telecommunications Minister Syed Amin-ul-Haque said that MQM-P and other government allies will join PTI in the upcoming Senate elections.
The federal government’s allies are on the same page, including the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), and the MQM-P, he said.