Why Sharif brothers will not vote for ‘lion’ during Feb 8 polls?


While the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) top leaders appealing to voters to stamp on the party s lion electoral symbol, ironically Sharif brothers can t cast their votes for their party’s candidate on the National Assembly seat in tomorrow s general elections.

As per details, party officials said the votes of Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif, and Hamza Shehbaz are registered in NA-128 where the PML-N has a seat adjustment with the Istehkam-e-Pakistan (IPP).

They said that in NA-128, the PML-N had not fielded any candidate for the National Assembly seat and announced support for IPP leader Aun Chaudhry whose election symbol is “eagle”.

However, the three PML-N leaders will vote for party candidate Umar Sohail in PP-161.

It is to be noted that Nawaz Sharif is contesting elections from two NA constituencies including NA-15 Mansehra and NA-130, Lahore.

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Shehbaz Sharif is contesting polls from NA-123 and NA-132, while Hamza Shehbaz Sharif is the candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz from NA-118 Lahore.

The Election Commission has completed all arrangements for the polling. Ninety-thousand six hundred and seventy-five polling stations have been established in all four provinces.

A total of five thousand one hundred and twenty-one candidates are in the run for the National Assembly seats.

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