A vehicle drives past campaign flags of different political parties ahead of the legislative assembly elections in Gilgit Baltistan earlier this month. Photo: Reuters A vehicle drives past campaign flags of different political parties ahead of the legislative assembly elections in Gilgit Baltistan earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
A vehicle drives past campaign flags of different political parties ahead of the legislative assembly elections in Gilgit Baltistan earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
Pakistan

Pakistan’s plan to annex Kashmir’s Gilgit-Baltistan hits snag amid disputed election fallout

  • For the first time in over a decade, the party of power in Islamabad has failed to win a clear majority in Gilgit-Baltistan’s legislative assembly elections
  • Hopes of a strong mandate for making the region Pakistan’s fifth province have been dashed, just as a national opposition coalition gains momentum

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A vehicle drives past campaign flags of different political parties ahead of the legislative assembly elections in Gilgit Baltistan earlier this month. Photo: Reuters A vehicle drives past campaign flags of different political parties ahead of the legislative assembly elections in Gilgit Baltistan earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
A vehicle drives past campaign flags of different political parties ahead of the legislative assembly elections in Gilgit Baltistan earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
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