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ASSAULT AND PHYSICAL VIOLENCE ON WOMEN POLLING STAFF IS REPREHENSIBLE: ALTAF HUSSAIN


 Posted on: 2/26/2012
Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has deplored and strongly condemned the assault and brutal torture on the woman assistant presiding officer and the polling staff by a woman candidate in the by-election for PS – 53 Tando Muhammad Khan of Sindh Assembly. Mr Hussain said that the manner in which women polling staff was subjected to physical violence was highly reprehensible and he was personally grieved on the incident. He said that the incident of violence cannot be condoned on any precept of democratic, social, and ethical norm. He stressed upon the Federal Government, Chief Election Commissioner and Provincial Election Commissioner to take serious notice of subjecting the women polling staff to assault and violence. He also expressed heartfelt sympathies for the women subject to physical violence. Urdu News
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