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Bilawal may not even vote


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Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.—File Photo
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.—File Photo

ISLAMABAD: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is in Dubai due to security threats, may not be able to cast his vote on May 11 as the Election Commission of Pakistan has rejected his application for permission to cast vote through postal ballot.

This was disclosed by former prime minister and key PPP leader Raja Pervez Ashraf while speaking at a news conference here on Wednesday.—Amir Wasim

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Imran May 09, 2013 08:00am

Yet another example of how morally bankrupt this current PPP so called leadership has become. If people still vote for these cowards then we only have ourselves to blame.

qamar May 09, 2013 08:05am

Omg... This kid is so scared, that he cannot dare to cast his vote under the protection of hundreds of policemen and private guards?

Anees May 09, 2013 08:40am

I wonder how can he serve the country and its people when he is so afraid of going out to cast his vote,

A May 09, 2013 09:50am

Jan mango gay tu jan bi dainy gay Khon mango gay tu Khon bi dain gay .....stupid

atts May 09, 2013 09:51am

good.....most Pakistanis came down to vote....... why should Bilawal be any different...... he is just another Pakistani who is overseas currently

TamzaK May 09, 2013 10:00am

This boy should not worry, and no one should target him; he just has the misfortune of being born into that family. The real challenge is his father. But I get the sense that he too is done through elections. Now the real challenge will be for the incoming government confiscating his ill-gotten wealth stashed away worldwide. Leave the people alone, let them live in poverty and fear.

Naya Pakistan May 09, 2013 10:39am

"Hur ghar say Bhutto...." kaisay niklay ga jub apnay he ghar say bhag giya!

Anees May 09, 2013 12:56pm

So can he serve the serve the nation despite all his security-phobia?

Mobbashar May 09, 2013 03:07pm

The bigots are so worried about their security! Do they have an idea of what security an ordinary Pakistani enjoys due to pre-occupation of Police and LEAs with VIP duties. Eliminate this word VIP from Pakistan and Remove all the Police from such duties so it could be made accountable for its core responsibility i.e. protecting the life and property of AWAM.

AWAM Zindabad - VIPs and Status Quo Murdabad

Imran May 09, 2013 02:51am
Yet another example of how bankrupt the current PPP leadership has become in every way shape and form. If even now the people vote for these useless and utterly pathetic so called leaders then we will have only ourselves to blame.
Tojo May 09, 2013 02:45am
Although I am not a fan of young Bhutto, what a strange country where its citizens cannot even stand up for election nor cast their votes!!! If the security situation is so bad then why have elections at all.
MAlvi May 09, 2013 02:24am
It seems that PPP is dead for this election. It was great mistake to appoint Bilawal as heir to PPP throne. Also, if Bilawal is sensible, he should realize that it was wrong. He was supposed to work his way up in the party, instead of becoming chairman of the party on day one.
Syed May 09, 2013 02:02am
wow! what a brave leader!!!
Usman May 09, 2013 02:03am
I sincerely hope the people in Pakistan will be smart enough not get manipulated by the Bhutto name....It is odd that the "future" of Pakistan has never even spent time in his homeland...Imran Khan is a true born and raised Pakistani....Bilawal is more fit to run as an MP in the U.K instead