Mehmood Khan Achakzai withdraws from NA-265 in favour of Maulana Fazl


PISHIN: Mahmood Khan Achakzai, head of PakhtunKhaw Milli Awami Party (PkMAP), on Friday announced his withdrawal from the NA-265 constituency in favour of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will be contesting the upcoming general elections from NA-265 Pishin.

Earlier on January 09, the ECP allotted election symbols to 145 political parties across Pakistan for general elections 2024.

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The ECP also allotted electoral symbols to 177 independent candidates contesting the general election 2024 on February 8.

According to ECP, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) retained its electoral symbol “Lion” while Pakistan People s Party Parliamentarian (PPPP) was given “arrow” as its election symbol. Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) was allotted “Kite” while Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazlur Rehman (JUI-F) retained “Book” as its election symbol.

It is pertinent to mention here that on December 22, the electoral watchdog stripped Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) of its electoral symbol bat symbol in a decision on founding member Akbar S Babar s petition challenging the intra-party elections to be in line with the rules.

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