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Pakistan election: Is Imran Khan's party on the rise?

Former cricket star's Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party is frontrunner in upcoming vote after ex-PM Nawaz Sharif was imprisoned for corruption.

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    Voters in Pakistan are going to the polls on Wednesday in parliamentary elections.

    Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in prison for corruption convictions and the cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is confident he can become the next prime minister.

    But with allegations of coercion, media curbs and pre-poll rigging - it promises to be an unpredictable election.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Lahore in Punjab province.


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