Earlier in the day, Congress announced that Rahul will be contesting
from Wayanad parliamentary constituency in Kerala along with his traditional bastion Amethi in Uttar Pradesh to further strengthen the unity of north and south.
Other renowned figures including former MNA and notable of Sarewal Laghari community, Abdul Sattar Sarewal, former PPP President Taluka Matli, Bachal Arisar and Secretary Mustafa Gashkori, PPP member of District Council Shahid Warik have announced to support the GDA contesting
candidates and were engaged in campaign.
In NA-21 constituency, former chief minister KPK Amir Haider Azam Khan, PPPP' Syed Abid Ali Shah and former PTI minister Mohammad Atif are contesting
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chief Imran Khan is contesting
on five National Assembly seats from Bannu, Mianwali, Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi and in case of winning more than one seat he has to retain only one while he has to vacate rest of the seats before taking oath.
For the 124-member provincial assembly, 79 women are contesting
in the election and that too, mostly urban constituencies of the province.
Malik Aman Khan contesting
elections in NA-22 Mardan has an old association with the ANP but he's taking part in elections for the first time.
For the state seat of Inanam, Penampang PKR chief Kenny Chua will be contesting
. State PKR deputy chief Mustapha Sakmud will be contesting
the Tempasuk seat; Lukia Indan will be contesting
the Kadamaian seat; Chong Peck Hing will contest the Karanaan seat; Sazalye Donol Abdullah will contest the Matunggong seat; Dausil Kundayong will contest the Tamparuli seat; and Dikin Musah will contest the Kuala Penyu seat.
However, the parliamentary board will finalise the seat she will be contesting
from.Bilawal Bhutto will also contest elections in the upcoming polls this year.
Thus, a prudent beneficiary would want to be certain that probable cause exists before contesting
a trust that includes a no-contest clause.
NCP is contesting
the polls in alliance with the Congress in Maharashtra where 48 Lok Sabha seats are at stake.
The PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood's ticket was submitted by his aides and he would now be contesting
against PPP's nominated Pir Noor Mohammad Shah Jilani on NA-221.
Rajanpur -- In another setback for the PML-N, seven of the party's ticket-holders from south Punjab on Saturday announced that they would be contesting
as independent candidates.