Published On 17 July,2021 10:58 pm
The ECP had asked the federal minister leave AJK
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Hours after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) asked Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan to leave Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Ali Amin Khan Gandapur has reached Islamabad.
The AJK’s Ministry of Home confirmed that the Ali Amin Gandapur has returned back to Islamabad from Kashmir after quitting election campaign.
Earlier, the AJK Election Commission (EC) had ordered Ali Amin Gandapur to leave Azad Kashmir. In this regard, the Azad Kashmir Election Commission had sent a letter to the Chief Secretary in which it is stated that the speeches of Ali Amin Gandapur were creating a problem for peace in the region and provocative rhetoric is disturbing law and order situation.
The letter from the Election Commission said that steps are being taken against those elements which are violating the code of conduct.
The Chief Secretary has been directed to follow the instructions of the Election Commission and submit a report.
On the other hand, on July 13, on an unusual occurrence, a shoe had been thrown at PTI leader and Ali Amin Gandapur while he was addressing an election rally in Azad Kashmir’s Bagh region. The man hurled his shoe at the federal minister, closely missing him. It hit the person standing next to the PTI leader.
Meanwhile, elections for the Legislative Assembly are planned for July 25 and all conventional political parties are busy campaigning in AJK.