Local government’s return – An Article by PILDAT President published in DAWN


THE new cycle of local government elections in Pakistan started with a bang. Though delayed by more than a year, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the first province to undergo the first phase of LG elections in 17 districts on Dec 19. Quite unexpectedly and in contrast to the voting pattern of the general election of 2018, the PTI seems to be losing the LG poll to Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s JUI-F — some party leaders prefer to call it by its official name of Jamiat-i-Ulema Islam Pakistan — which is emerging as the largest party in the province.

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