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Pakistan General Elections-2018: With Imran Khan's PTI emerging as single largest party, PML-N decries 'dirtiest' election ever
In Pakistan's general election Imran Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), with the partial poll results declared so far, is reportedly leading, followed by PML-N at the second place and Bilawal Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party (PPP) at the third.

The vote-count trends so far suggest that although the PTI would emerge as the single largest party, it would fall short absolute majority, resulting in formation of a coalition government led by PTI. The final results are going to be declared today, July 26, and thereafter the final picture will be emerge.

With all hopes dashed to ground for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to be in the driver's seat, the party has called the current election process as the 'dirtiest' and 'rigged' as well as mired with 'massive irregularities'.

Here is what the PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif has said through his tweets and statements in the press conferences.

-This is a horrible situation in my 30-year political career. These were the dirtiest polls in
Pakistan's history. The results of several constituencies have been withheld where PML-N candidates
were winning, and we will not accept this justice.
-The mandate of the millions of people who came out to vote has been humiliated. Our democratic process
has been pushed back by decades. Had the public mandate been delivered in a fair manner, we would have
accepted it happily.
-PML-N totally rejects the General Elections 2018 (in Pakistan) due to manifest and massive
irregularities. Form-45 was not given to our agents, results were stopped & votes were counted in the
absence of our poll agents, which was both unbearable and unacceptable!

Some other parties in the fray also alleged that their polling agents were expelled from certain polling stations when the counting was under progress.

However, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) have rejected the allegations and stated that all polling agents had been providing Form-45 that shows the final vote tally.

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