PP 78 Jhang PMLN’s MPA Rashida Yaqoob Disqualified
Jhang/Lahore (Friday, January 15, 2016) – Yesterday in Lahore an election tribunal has disqualified the Punjab Member Assembly Mrs. Rashida Yaqoob due to submitting wrong assets detail in nomination papers. She elected MPA on the ticket of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz from Jhang city in general election 2013. While his husband Sheikh Muhammad Yaqoob was elected MPA on this area in 2008. Election tribunal has order to arrange re-election on this seat. While Mrs. Rashida Yaqoob has told she will challenge this judgement in Supreme Court of Pakistan filing a appeal.
Mrs. Sheikh Rashida Yaqoob beat her close rival Molana Muhammad Ahmad Ludhianvi. While his husband Haji Muhammad Yaqub Sheikh was declared winner in 2008 against his close rival candidate of PPP’s Zafar Abbas Adil.
It is worth mentioned here that This constituency was PP-77 in 2008 and then after creation of district chiniot, this constituency was remained as PP-78.