During a period of tense political atmosphere throughout the country, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) announced that it would hold four rallies in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa from March 20 to March 22.
The province was gearing up for the second round of local government elections, which will take place on March 22.
A speech by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto would be delivered during rallies in Chitral, Upper Dir, and Malakand on March 20 and 21, respectively, as well as in Kurram on March 25, according to the party’s official website.
PPP made a public statement about its intentions towards the K-P local government elections before to the second phase of voting in the polls.
A day earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) barred Prime Minister Imran Khan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister (KP) from attending a political rally in the K-P province’s Kurram district, where the premier was scheduled to speak at a public meeting, according to reports in the media.
President Imran Khan and Chief Minister Mahmood Khan received notices from District Returning Officer Karam Khushalzada, who presented them on his behalf through the principal.
The electoral watchdog in the Republic of Korea issued the warning as a result of the impending local government elections in the country.
The premier and other public officers will be forbidden from visiting any area of any local council or announcing development initiatives following the issue of the election timetable, according to a prior letter from Electoral Commission officials.