GOFTMAN: Parliamentary Election Campaign Discussed
As thousands of election campaign posters go up around Kabul legal experts have said that many candidates are running with slogans that are not within their authority to meet.
More than 2,500 candidates, including 400 women, will compete for 249 parliamentary seats on the October 20 elections – 804 of them are from Kabul.
The candidates have emblazoned almost everything with their photos and slogans. Posters and banners and also billboards have gone up city-wide, and many have their posters emblazoned on their vehicles, houses and T-walls.
How much does the electoral campaign coincide with the rules and regulations, considering the slogans, the dependency of the candidates on the organizations, parties and social classes, and the methods of their electoral campaign. questions are also asked about what type of parliament will be formed?
In this episode host Partaw Naderi discusses the topic with the following guests:
Siddiqullah Tawhidi, Member of the Committee for the Protection of Journalists
Subhan Mesbah, Lawyer
Rafi Rafiq Siddiqi, Chairman of the Independent Election Commission's Media Committee
Khalilur Rahman Sarwari, university professor