Elections 2013: Will the ‘injured’ parties refuse the results?

tribuneThe country goes to poll on May 11, 2013 to elect the new democratic government for the next five years. The Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and Interim Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso have already assured the people of Pakistan that fair and free elections will be held.
However, the ground reality might be different.
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  (PTI) and other right-wing parties have enjoyed large public gatherings in Punjab, while other liberal political parties mainly, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Awami National Party (ANP), Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and Baloch nationalist parties have been reduced to conducting Skype conferences and small corner meetings in Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Continue reading