ISLAMABAD: Co -Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the incident in which the Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Ch. Pervaiz Elahi was found pressurizing a judge to reject the nomination papers of the leaders of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)’ former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and former Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.
In a statement released Monday Senator Zardari termed the conspiracies to manage the rejection of the papers of Mian Nawaz Sharif simply undemocratic and distasteful. “The actions of PML-Q led government in the past had always been dubious and it was known for use of negative tactics to cling to power” he said. The PPP Co-chairman pointed out that Pakistani masses had given a clear verdict against this kind of governance in the elections 2008 but some people had refused to learn from that.
He stressed that such behind the scene maneuverings should be discouraged by all political forces and the journey towards a better and prosperous Pakistan should start with a broad national reconciliation. “Democracy means providing an opportunity to the people to choose who they want to see as their government, It’s not about limiting their choices by putting unfair hurdles in the way of popular political leadership,” he added.-SANA