TOBA TEK SINGH/SADIQABAD/SIALKOT/TT SINGH
PTI candidates were defeated as a result of rigging in elections, alleged PTI 's defeated candidates in NA-93, PP-86, PP-87, PP-90 and PP-296 Muhammad Ashfaq, Saeed Akbar, Khawar Gadhi and Saeed Ahmad Saeedi, Shaukat Dawood respectively.
In Toba Tek Singh, PTI candidates were defeated as a result of rigging in elections, alleged PTI 's defeated candidates in NA-93, PP-86, PP-87 and PP-90 Muhammad Ashfaq, Saeed Akbar, Khawar Gadhi and Saeed Ahmad Saeedi respectively.
Addressing a press conference, they claimed that they had caught red handed the people who were casting fake votes. They said that an FIR had also been registered with Rajana police station against Abdul Jabbar of Chak 361-GB. He was caught by the presiding officer while casting fake votes in a female polling station, they added.
They demanded re-polling in their constituencies and asked the Election Commission of Pakistan not to issue a notification in this regard. They also said that they have given applications for re-counting to district returning officer. They announced that if re-polling was not held they would be forced to take to the streets. Khawar Gadhi complained that the Rajana police station house officer was involved in rigging and cases were being registered against the PTI men.
In Sadiqabad, PTI 's hundreds of leaders and activists led by its defeated candidate Shaukat Dawood took out a rally from Irtaza House here against alleged rigging in general elections here.
The protesters were wearing black ribbons around their arms chanting slogans against alleged rigging in the elections. The protesters included Irtaza Dawood, Khalid, Shafiq, Maqsood, Asad Mukhtar, Imran, Nadeem, Majid, Mehmood and other leaders and activists of the party.
The rally started from Irtaza House and after passing through different roads such as Allama Iqbal Road, Kachehry Road and Jinnah Town Road culminated at the Returning Officer's office as the police had established impediments there.  Though the police had closed all the roads leading to the RO's office, the protesters removed the hurdles and reached outside the office. Meanwhile, Shaukat Dawood called on the returning officer along with his lawyer and remonstrated with him about the alleged rigging in PP-296 constituency and applied for recounting of votes in the counstituencies. He also demand a strict action against those, what he said, had stolen the PTI 's mandate.
In Sialkot, hundreds of the male and female PTI activists, staged a protest demonstration at Sialkot city's congested Allama Iqbal Chowk, as a protest against the alleged rigging by PML-N in May 11, 2013 general elections.
They also staged a sit-in there and they chanted anti PML-N slogans. The protesting PTI workers were carrying banners and placards. Sialkot based PTI candidates Usman Dar, Umer Farooq, Mian Shakeel Ahmed and Ch Shah Nawaz Cheema led this anti PML-N and anti-rigging demo. Later, they marched on various inter-city roads and dispersed peacefully.
In Toba Tek Singh, scores of PTI activists took out a rally from grain market to protest over alleged rigging in polls. Rally was led by PTI defeated NA 93, PP 86,PP 87 and PP 90 candidates Muhammad Ashfaq, Saeed Akbar, Khawar Gadhi and Saeed Ahmad Saeedi respectively. It reached Shahbaz Chowk after marching through different roads.
They also staged a sit-in at the Chowk for one hour. Participants were shouting slogans against election commission and PML-N leaders and were demanding re-polling in one NA and three PP seats.
Addressing the participants PTI leaders blamed PML-N winner candidates that they rigged the election with connivance of polling staff in all constituencies. They claimed that they and their polling agents had caught red handed polling staff and PML-N workers while polling fake votes but no action was taken against them despite their repeated complaints. They announced that their protest will continue.