Aseefa Zardari, daughter of PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari, distributed bananas to woo the voters during the campaign for Local Body Elections in Karachi and Hyderabad. According to the latest update, the elections have been postponed till August citing the upcoming monsoon rain in Karachi.
The announcement to delay the election came last night. Earlier in the day, Aseefa Zardari reached Hyderabad to campaign for the elections. A video of Aseefa Zardari buying bananas from the fruit vendor and distributing it among people. The video of Aseefa Zardari is making rounds on social media since yesterday.
HYDERABAD: July 20- Pakistan Peoples Party leader BiBi Aseefa Bhutto Zardari responding to the slogans of the workers by raising hands during local Bodies Election campaign at Qasimabad. pic.twitter.com/wDlvBqcinp
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Pakistan People’s Party is running a social media campaign on Twitter before the elections were called off. A video was earlier shared by the PPP media cell in which two youngsters were seen talking about the Local Body Elections in Pakistan. They talked about the performance of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as the foreign minister of Pakistan and agreed that they would be voting for ‘young, energetic’ Bilawal in the Local Body Elections.
The video went viral on social media and garnered mockery. Twitter users posted hilarious comments on the video. Some talked about how Karachi is facing constant underdevelopment for years under the government of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).
Pakistan People’s Party has already won major seats in the first phase of Local Body Elections in Sindh. On the other hand, PTI has planned to move the Court over the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to postpone the Sindh local body elections, according to a Geo News report.
Aseefa Bhutto Zardari visited Hyderabad as part of the party’s campaign for the upcoming local bodies’ (LBs) elections in Sindh. While leading the rally, she stopped her convoy to buy fruits and distributed among the participants. #AseefaBhuttoZardari #TheCorrespondentPk pic.twitter.com/GypVBOA4RU
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While addressing a gathering in Hyderabad, PTI leader Ali Zaidi said the party condemned ECP’s decision and said the Commission was already controversial. The ECP decision will be challenged in the Sindh High Court, he said.
Apart from that, former Sindh governor Imran Ismail stated that the postponement of local body elections and the NA-245 poll signifies the PPP and MQM-P’s defeat.