Who Are Contesting in NA-144 Okara By Election?
Okara Cantt (Thursday, September 17, 2015) – According to by-election schedule for National Assembly Constituency (Halqa) NA -144 Okara, Polling will be held on Sunday, October 2015. Tuesday, Sept 15 was last day for submitting nomination papers. This seat has been announced vacant after disqualification of MNA Ch. Arif Hussain of Pakistan Muslim League.
There are 17 candidates who has submitted nomination papers for the contest. But actual contest is expected between two major political parties i.e PTI & PMLN. PPP is also in the field.
Ali Arif (Son of Arif Chudhary), are Ch. Tariq (brother of Arif Chudhary). They could be PML-N Expected Candidate.
While From Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf, Sajjad ul Hassan kazmi, Muhammad Ashraf Sohna, Rao Hassan Sikandar (Son of ex PPP leader MNA and Minister Rao Sikandar Iqbal) and Rana Ikraam Rabbani.
Election Result History 2002, 2008 & 2013
In 2002 Rao Sikandar Iqbal (PPP) Defeated Rana Ikram Rabbani of PML-Q
In 2008 Independent Candidate Sajjad ul Hasan Kazmi beat Rao Sikandar Iqbal of PPP and Mian Yawar zaman of PML-N.
in 2013 general elections Mr. Arif Chaudhry defeated his rivals Sajjad ul Kazmi, Bagum Shagufta Rao Sikandar Iqbal (PPP) and Rao Hamid Khan (PTI).
Area Map of NA 144 Okara City and Okara Cantonment