ISLAMABAD Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Friday organised a countrywide public referendum on the issue of Kerry-Lugar Act on Friday, however, results of the referendum would be announced today (Saturday). According to the JI spokesman, 5000 polling stations were set up across the country and 4 million ballot papers were published for that purpose. In addition to that, about 4000 mobile polling stations were also set up in streets and bazaars to facilitate the people to cast their vote, the spokesman said. Secretary General JI, Liaqat Baloch will announce the results of the referendum. Qazi Hussain Ahmed, former Amir of JI cast his vote at the polling station established in front of National Press Club Islamabad. Senator Prof Ibrahim accompanied him on the occasion. Qazi Hussain Ahmed while talking to the media said that the incumbent government wanted to make the nation a slave of America through Kerry-Lugar Act. He said that by accepting conditions in KLA, the government had compromised on countrys sovereignty at too low a price as the amount committed in the act if distributed on the nation stood RS 650 per person. Mohammad Bilal, Amir JI Islamabad chapter speaking on the occasion said that 300 polling stations were set up in the Capital for the referendum while 3,50,000 ballot papers were published for the residents of the federal capital. Israr Ahmed adds from Rawalpindi: Meanwhile, Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Liaquat Baloch has said that the nation had rejected the insulting Kerry-Lugar ACT (KLA) by participating in public referendum organised by JI. JI Referendum Commissioner and former MNA Mian Aslam, Central Naib Amir Dr Muhammad Kamal, District Amir Raja Abdul Waheed, Secretary General Shamas-ur-Rehman Swati, City Amir Tahir Khan, Malik Muhammad Azam, camp organizers and a number of citizens were also present on the occasion. Akbar Saeed Khan adds from Timergara: Like other parts of the North West Frontier Province the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) also conducted referendum against the controversial American Kerry-Lugar Act (KLA) and claimed 98 per cent of the voters cast their votes against the US policies. The Jamaat was of the view that the government had to follow the peoples verdict. Dir Lower that is considered a stronghold of the JI in the country witnessed a strong political campaign wherein activists of the party were seen mobilizing the masses to vote against the US supremacy. The party had set up proper polling stations with trained workers at every small and big village, in front of mosques and on busy markets through out the district. According to the result announced by the JIs district chief and former MNA Maulana Ghafoor Ghawas told media men that 1,10,700 ballot papers had been issued among people above the age of 18 out of which 1, 05,900 people voted against the KLA and American policies while 175 votes were polled in favour of it. During visits to different polling station by this scribe most of the voters were found telling that the questions the JI had put in the ballot paper were confused and incomprehensive. IQTIDAR GILANI adds from Lahore: Jamaat-e-Islamis referendum on the Kerry-Lugar Act and growing US interference in the internal affairs of the country completed on Friday evening across the country. People from all over the country expressed their opinion on the controversial act, the policies of the rulers, the establishment of a US cantonment at the US embassy in Islamabad, and the military operation in tribal areas. Thousands of women also cast their vote in the referendum. A large number of men and women also expressed their opinion through SMS and website of the Jamaat. JI Secretary General Liaquat Baloch, who is also Chief Referendum Commissioner, will announce results of the exercise on Saturday (today) in Islamabad after completion of vote counting across the country. The central and provincial JI leadership monitored the referendum. Different tiers of the Jamaat, the JI women wing, besides the sister organisations including Shabab-e-Milli, National Labour Federation, Tehrik-e-Mehnat, Kisan Board, and Al-Khidmat Foundation assisted the JI in this exercise. Meanwhile, JI Lahore district announced results of peoples referendum. According to the JI Lahore spokesman, out of 1.3 million people who expressed their opinion in the JIs referendum, 1.296 million rejected the KLA, military operation in Waziristan, growing interference of the US in internal affairs of Pakistan and the pro-US policies of the rulers. He said that the results from Lahore would be sent to the chief referendum commissioner for onward inclusion in the final results. Meanwhile, JI organized Go America Go rally from Masjid-e-Shuhada to Faisal Chowk. JI Air Syed Munawar Hassan led the rally that was participated by hundreds of political activists. The participants were carrying party flags and placards and banners inscribed with writings against the US and rulers in Pakistan. The participants chanted slogans against the US, India and Israel. They demanded the government to reject Kerry-Lugar Act due to humiliating conditionalties. Our staff reporter from Quetta adds: 74.8 per cent people have voted against Kerry-Lugar Act, drones attacks and government policies during the referendum conducted by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) in 22 districts of Balochistan on Friday. Ameer JI Balochistan Abdul Haq Hashmi announced the results that were gathered from across the province during a news conference in the evening. He said by taking part in the referendum the people had rejected the US aid legislation and governments policies. He said 215 polling stations had been established in 22 districts of Balochistan while 0.2 million ballot papers were distributed in these areas. JI leader said districts, tehsils and union council level office bearers of the party supervised the voting process, which was completely transparent. People have given their decision regarding governments policies, he said and added rulers should respect public opinion and stop devising policies against the interests of people and country.