Request to remove the names of illegal immigrants from electoral rolls

Request to remove the names of illegal immigrants from electoral rolls


Islamabad High Court—File photo

In the petition filed in the Islamabad High Court, it has been requested that orders be issued to remove the names of illegal immigrants from the electoral rolls.

Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court Amir Farooq heard the request of citizen Aftab Alam Work to stop issuing the election schedule until the election lists are correct.

The petitioner has taken the stand that illegal ID cards were issued to a large number of Afghans, Afghans across the country were ordered to go back to Afghanistan, it has been reported that thousands of fake IDs have been issued in Saudi Arabia and other countries. The cards were issued to Afghans.

The petition requested that the names of illegal immigrants registered in NADRA’s electoral rolls and those who fraudulently obtained National Identity Cards should be deleted from the electoral rolls.

The petitioner has requested that orders be issued to remove the names of illegal immigrants from the electoral rolls, orders be issued to cancel and block the identity cards of illegal immigrants living in Pakistan, and order NADRA to issue fake The Election Commission should be informed by deleting the identity card, the Election Commission should be prevented from issuing the schedule while the petition is pending.

Chief Justice Amir Farooq said that the High Court has nothing to do with it, you should refer to the Election Commission, read the Election Act, what is written in it about who is responsible for the electoral list? Did you approach the Election Commission? This is the work of the Election Commission. If you applied to the Election Commission, where is it? If any such request has been made, then attach it to this petition, you have come to open the record of the whole of Pakistan and answer the question, whose job is the correctness of the electoral rolls?

The court directed the petitioner to keep the application given to the Election Commission on record and said that you will attach the application given to the Election Commission and ask for an order soon.



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