Pakistan Awami Tehreek not to contest elections: Tahirul Qadri
RAWALPINDI: Dr Tahirul Qadri has announced that the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) will not contest the upcoming general elections.
During the end of his address at a rally here, Dr Qadri said that the PAT would hold sit-ins at polling stations across the country on election day.
Dr Qadri further said that electoral reforms promised to him were not fulfilled and he was not willing to become part of the current corrupt political system.
Earlier, Dr Qadri said that the formation of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was not under article 213 of the constitution, adding that the commission should be impartial and reconstituted.