PTI announces candidates for 173 NA, 290 PA seats
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced candidates for 173 seats of the National Assembly and 290 candidates for provincial assembly seats.
According to the list, PTI chairman Imran Khan will contest the elections from four constituencies – Bannu (NA-35), Islamabad (NA-53), Lahore (NA-131) and Mianwali (NA-95).
However, the candidature of Firdous Ashiq Awan could not be decided. No decision could be made about Sardar Sikandar Hayat Bosan due to his opposition.
On the other hand, Walid Iqbal has not been granted the ticket from Lahore.
The PTI has decided not to field its candidates against AML chairman Sheikh Rashid in Rawalpindi.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi will contest the elections from Multan, while his son Makhdoom Muhammad Zain Hussain Qureshi will be the party candidate from NA-157. Fawad Chaudhry will be in the race from NA-67 Jhelum. Pervez Khattak and Murad Saeed will be the candidates from NA-25, Nowshehra and NA-4, Swat.
Abdul Aleem Khan will contest from Na-129, while Ghulam Sarwar Khan will be the candidate from Rawalpindi’s two constituencies – NA-59 and NA-63. Dr Yasmin Rashid will vie for NA-125 and Ijaz Chaudhry will contest from NA-133.
Shafqat Mahmood will be in the race from NA-130, Lahore.
In Kasur, Dr Azamuddin Zahid Lakhvi (NA-139) and Sardar Talib Nakai (NA-140) will be the party candidates.
Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari will the candidate from the PTI platform from NA-141 (Okara-I).
Other candidates are: Muhammad Raza Hayat Hiraj (NA-150, Khanewal-I), Ahmed Yar Hiraj (NA-151, Khanewal-II), Malik Muhammad Amir Dogar (NA-155, Multan), Rana Muhammad Qasim Noon (NA-159, Multan), Fatima Tahir Cheema (NA-168, Bahawalnagar), Mian Abdur Rashid (NA-169, Bahawalnagar), Makhdoom Khusru Bakhtiar (NA-177, Rahimyar Khan), Malik Mustafa Khar (NA-181, Muzaffargarh), Sardar Muhammad Khan Leghari (NA-193, Rajanour), Sardar Nasrullah Dareshak (NA-194, Rajanpur), Sardar Riaz Mahmood Khan Mazari (NA-195, Rajanpur), Liaquat Ali Jatoi (NA-234, Dadu-I), Karim Ali Jatoi (NA-235, Dadu-II), Syed Ali Haider Zaidi (NA-244, Karachi) and Dr Arif Alvi (NA-247, Karachi).