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Pakistan Elections 2018: Benazir Bhutto's daughters, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari and Aseefa Bhutto Zardari cast their votes in Sindh's Nawabshah

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 25 July 2018, 12:48 IST

Pakistan's two-time prime minister - late Benazir Bhutto's daughters, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari and Aseefa Bhutto Zardari cast their vote in Sindh province's Nawabshah.

The major three parties are Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples' Party led by father-son duo Bilawal Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari.

Bakhtawar Bhutto also took to her social media handle to share a picture of her after she cast her vote.

On her official Twitter handle, Bakhtawar Bhutto showed her inked thumb alongside her sister Aseefa Bhutto. She wrote: Voted with @AseefaBZ this morning in #Nawabshah & inshAllah in Shaheed Benazirabad #TeerChalega #Pakistan #Elections2018 #AgliBariPirZardari @AAliZardari.

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Benazir Bhutto's husband, Asif Ali Zardari is contesting from the NA-213 constituency and is the PM candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

Bakhtawar Bhutto also criticised Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for fighting against the women protection bill in Pakistan. She tweeted: 2006 #PTI voted against women protection bill. 2016 #PTI opposed the protection against domestic violence bill. 2018 Imran Khan vouches for the Taliban system of justice. How pro women do you think that justice is? #DontWasteYourVote #WomenVote #PPPForWomenEmpowerment

She promoted her own party, the PPP - Bakhtawar said that the party and her father Asif Ali Zardari have always promoted democracy in the country. She tweeted: What I love the most is that #Pakistan has #democracy - thanks to Shaheed Benazir #Bhutto & Pres @AAliZardari 4 ensuring the 1st civilian transfer of government in Pakistan’s #History. Many more 2 come #EvenTheWorstDemocracy #IsBetterThanAnyDictatorship #PeoplesChoice #JeayBhutto

According to Pakistan daily, the Dawn a large number of women voters turned up at the polling stations. But power outage in Peshawar led to some delay in voting. Currently, around 100 million people are on way to elect a new government in Pakistan. As many as 12,570 candidates are contesting for 272 National and 577 Provincial Assembly seats.

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First published: 25 July 2018, 12:48 IST
 
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