Mirwaiz’s partymen celebrate Musharraf’s victory in Srinagar

November 14th, 2007 - 1:50 am ICT by admin  
Hurriyat activists took out a procession and burst crackers on roads, affecting the normal life in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on Sunday afternoon.

On hearing the sound of crackers, initially locals thought there were explosions, and ran for cover only to discover after a while that it was a victory celebration for an event that took place in Pakistan.

The procession began at Mirwaiz’s Awami Action Committee head office in the Rajouri Kadal area and culminated at Lal Chowk.

The activists were said to be shouting pro-Pakistan slogans, and carrying photographs of Musharraf.

Unofficial results of the presidential elections in Pakistan declared Musharraf the winner with a heavy majority on Saturday evening.

According to unofficial results, Musharraf bagged 252 votes in the parliament, while Justice Wajih got just two votes, while three votes were rejected.

In the voting process in the Punjab Assembly, Musharraf bagged 253 votes and Justice Wajih three, while in the Sindh Assembly, Musharraf bagged 102 votes out of total 104 cast votes and Justice Wajih got two votes.

In NWFP Assembly, Musharraf has bagged 31 votes, Justice Wajih got one vote, while two votes were rejected.

Musharraf bagged all 33 votes cast in Balochistan Assembly.

As per the Supreme Court ruling, the results of the election will not be formally announced till the court’s verdict on constitutional petitions under hearing in the apex court. (ANI)

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