Election 2024: last day of campaigning today


Election campaign

As the clock ticks down to the final hours before the much-anticipated general elections of 2024 in Pakistan, political parties are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to sway voters, with rallies, meetings, and processions echoing across the nation.

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With just hours remaining before the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) midnight deadline, which marks the cessation of all election campaigning, parties are making their final appeals to the electorate. The Commission has made it clear that any campaign activities conducted after the deadline will face strict penalties, including potential imprisonment of up to two years, in accordance with electoral laws.

A senior official from the ECP underscored that the campaign period officially concludes at the stroke of midnight on February 6 and 7, stressing that stringent enforcement measures will be implemented thereafter.

Despite logistical challenges and time constraints, the electoral body has successfully distributed an impressive 26 crore ballot papers to District Returning Officers across the country, ensuring the readiness of polling stations for the impending electoral process.

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Meanwhile, political parties have intensified their campaign efforts in the run-up to the elections. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is slated to hold a major rally in Kasur, while the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has scheduled a pivotal meeting in Larkana, their stronghold.

Adding to the fervor of the final day of campaigning, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced a series of rallies in various constituencies, spanning from 6 PM to midnight. The MQM spokesperson affirmed the party’s commitment to engaging with voters until the eleventh hour, seeking to maximise their support base ahead of polling day.

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As the nation braces for the culmination of one of the most fiercely contested electoral battles in recent memory, the atmosphere is charged with anticipation and excitement, with citizens eagerly awaiting the opportunity to exercise their democratic right and shape the future of the country.

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