Lahore (Staff Report): The nomination of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s Kulsoom Nawaz , wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in NA-120 by-elections has been challenged in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
According to details, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) candidate has challenged the nomination of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s candidate Kulsoom Nawaz in NA-120 while taking stance that PML-N is registered on disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s name.
The PAT candidate also stated in the plea that the PML-N itself stands disqualified as a political party; hence, no candidate of the disqualified party can contest the election.
The petition further underlines that there is no president of the PML-N at present; hence, Who will decide on electoral candidate?”
Meantime, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has also decided to challenge nomination of PML-N candidate. The PPP candidate Faisal Mir will file petition at the office of Returning Officer.