MQM Candidates in AJK Election 2016 (LA-30, LA-36)
Karachi (Tuesday, June 28, 2016) – Motahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced his candidates in two seat of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Election. Polling for these legislative assembly constituencies will be held on 21st July 2016.
MQM Candidates for LA-30 Jammu-1 and LA-36 Valley-1 are as following:-
LA-30 Jammu-1 MQM Candidate will be Mansha Khan instead of Tahir Khokhar
LA-36 Valley-1 MQM Candidate will be Abdul Rehman instead of Saleem Butt
Tahir Khokhar and Saleem Butt remained ministers in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Government in last nature.
2011 Election Results
MQM candidate Muhammad Tahir Khokhar obtained 30326 votes, while Abdul Rashid Mirza of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) received 18301 votes.
Total 68580 votes were registered in LA-30 constituency in 43 districts of the country. 29861 votes were in Karachi city, 2497 in other districts of Sindh, 31738 in Punjab, and 4484 in Balochistan.
LA-36, there were 6199 registered votes, MQM candidate Muhammad Saleem Butt obtained 4633 votes. A total of 4,715 votes were cast out of which 12 were rejected.
AJK Muslim Conference and PPP had already announced to withdraw their candidates in support of MQM. Despite this Muhammad Iqbal Kashmiri of PPP got 52 votes