Supreme Court Declared Siddiq Baloch Eligible For Contesting Election in NA 154 Lodhran
People of Lodhran District will ready for By Election Poll after Local Government election on 31 October 20154
Islamabad / Lodhran (Wed, October 28, 2015) – Today Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered against the disqualification judgement of election tribunal about Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch. While the decision of re-election in NA 154 Lodhran constituency will remain intact. In general election 2013, Siddique Baloch defeated Jahangeer Tareen with almost margin of 10,000 votes as a independent candidate. While PML-N’s Candidate Syed Muhammad Rafi Ud Din Shah Bukhari secured 45000 votes.
On August 26, 2015, an election tribunal in Multan imposed life time ban on Siddique Khan Baloch for contesting any public election. After the tribunal decision, by-elections were announced by election commission of Pakistan on October 11. Before polling day, SC issued stay order on by election.
Now new schedule of by elections will be issued by ECP whitin few days after. It is probably expected that Mr. Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch will contest on the party ticket of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN).
Thus there will be contest between PTI’s Jahangeer Khan Tareen and Siddique Khan Baloch in next by election in NA 154 Lodhran-I constituency. This contest will be interesting and final in the politics of Lodhran District.
Let us wait and See…