Election in PS-87 Karachi postponed after death of TLP candidate
KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday notified postponement of election in PS-87 Malir, Karachi after death of a candidate belonging to religious party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).
Sharif Ahmed Khan, son of Latif Ahmed Khan, of the TLP passed away, prompting postponement of the polls on the provincial assembly seat due on July 25.
At least 11 independent candidates are vying for the seat among total of of 23 candidates.
The candidates contesting for seat are: Abdul Qadir Shar (IND), Abdul Khalil Brohi (PML-N), Farzana Parveen (Jannat Pakistan Party), Ghulam Muhammad Javed (Sindh United Party), Hamdullah (MMA), Khair Muhammad Magsi (IND), Khalida Ateeb (MQM), Mahir Ali Shah (IND), Mubarak Gabol (IND), Muhmmad Essa Jokhio (IND), Muhammad Naveed Shahid (IND), Muhammad Sadiq (IND), Muhammad Sajid (PPP), Nazar Ali Magsi (IND), Nazeer Ahmed (IND), Pervez (IND), Qadir Bux Khan Gabol (PTI), Saiqa Noor (ANP), Sharif Ahmed Khan ‘late’ (TLP), Shaukat Ali Jutt (IND), Syed Ayaz Ali Shah (IND), Wali ur Rehman (Grand Democratic Alliance) and Zubair Jan (Pak Sarzameen Party).