Khursheed Shah rules out ‘show of hands’ for Senate vote

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah on Tuesday ruled out the method of show of hands to cast votes by the lawmakers in the upcoming Senate elections.

“The method of show of hands for casting Senate votes poses some technical issues,” Shah said while talking to media persons here.

He said a day earlier he had taken up the matter with Information Minister Pervez Rashid and Railways Minister Saad Rafique and they were also on the same page with him.

The Opposition leader in the lower house of the Parliament said there remains no room for modification in the modus operandi for casting votes once the schedule for Senate polls gets announced.

He said the government should put forth this matter before the Electoral Reforms Committee.