Chairman PTI warned the government that his party will challenge it in the court and take to the streets in case the polls were rigged.
Government has appointed 12 cabinet ministers,instead of three for Gilgit-Baltistan's caretaker setup. All of the appointees were PML-N members including the chief election commissioner who was also a PML-N activist.
He cited the examples of Balochistan and Bangladesh with regards to deprivation of rights and made four demands vis-a-vis Gilgit-Baltistan whose people, according to Khan, have been rendered as second-class citizens. Chairman asked for the rights of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan so as to not let the people '"feel deprived like the people of Azad Jammu Kashmir". He also demanded free and fair elections for the people of Gilgit Baltistan,an opportunity for their genuine representatives to rise up.
About the upcoming Senate elections chairman said that people belonging to a particular province should not be able to contest Senate polls from another province. Why should the Senate polls be held under a secret ballot when we all know it gives rise to the chance of horse-trading. Chairman also demanded of all political parties to amend the laws to enable direct elections for the Senate seats.
Pakistan Peoples Party which has only five seats in the KPK assembly and is contesting two candidates adding that each Senate seat required the votes of at least seven to eight MPAs. The only way PPP can succeed in winning those two senate seats is through bribery because there is no other genuine way to win those seats