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Pakistan election 2018: Imran Khan’s shot at PM post, military influence, campaign violence

Most Pakistanis, when asked, seem to believe their next prime minister will be cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan. While this excites some, others are disillusioned by the thought.

india Updated: Jul 24, 2018 14:57 IST
Imtiaz Ahmad
Imtiaz Ahmad
Hindustan Times, Islamabad
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Pakistani election officials wait outside a distribution center to collect ballot boxes and voting materials in Karachi on July 24, 2018. Pakistan will hold its general election on July 25.(AFP Photo)

Many have predicted a win for Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party when his country goes to polls on Wednesday on the back of, what many have alleged, unprecedented support and interference of the army in the electoral system.

Most Pakistanis, when asked, seem to believe their next prime minister will be the cricketer-turned-politician. While this excites some, others are disillusioned by the thought.

There are others who argue that the PTI, which has seen the successive poor performance in the past elections, has finally come of age.

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First Published: Jul 24, 2018 14:52 IST