NA-162 Sahiwal By Election – Expected Candidates of PML-N & PTI
Sahiwal (Wednesday, June 3, 2015) – Tomorrow election commission will started to collect nomination papers in NA 162 Sahiwal constituency. Filling of nomination papers will continue from June 4 (Thursday) to June 5, 2015 (Friday). While Polling will be held on July 5, 2015 (Sunday), after one month. Political parties has started home work right now. Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) is very keen to clinch this seat from PTI.
This seat has been declared vacant after the disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) central leader Mr. Rai Hasan Nawaz. Election tribunal ordered the disqualification and when Supreme Court also maintained the same.
Expected candidates from PMLN Side:-
Zahid Iqbal (Ex MNA elected in general election 2008)
Tufail Jutt (Brother of MPA Arshad Jutt & Hanif Jutt, He is also former Tehsil Nazim)
Expected candidates from PTI Side:-
it is still unclear how would be party ticket holder in this most important constituency of central Punjab.
Previous Election Results in 2008 & 2013
General Election 2008
Chaudhry Zahid Iqbal Pakistan Muslim League (N) 75579 (Winner)
Rai Hassan Nawaz Khan Independent 65414 (Loser)
Mehar Muhammad Ali Farid Kathia PPPP 15116
Ch. Muhammad Imran Bhullar Jutt Independent 6978
General Election 2013
Rai Hasan Nawaz Khan Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) 88974 (Winner)
HAJI MUHAMMAD AYUB Independent 75756 (PML-N Supported after rejection of Ch. Zahid Iqbal Nomination papers)
CHOUDHARY SHARAQAT RASOOL GHUMMAN PPP 9609
RAJA INAAM UL HAQ ABBASI Independent 1976
MEHAR TAJAMAL HUSSAIN LUCK MQM 1633