KHAIRPUR, SINDH: Independent candidate Asad Khuhro, son of ex-defence minister Shah Mohammad Pasha Khuhro; PPP’s Naeem Kharal, PMLF’s Ismael Shah, Khalid Shaikh, Sarkar Hussain Shah, and PMLN’s MB Abbasi have filed their nominations papers to contest general elections on PS34 constituency Gambat in district Khairpur Mirs.
Tough contest is expected among PPP, PMLF and independent candidate Asad Khuhro because of the fact that in precious elections Khuhro community had voted PPP and PMLF but now it is for the first time that the man belonging to this community is contesting the general elections on this provincial assembly seat. It is reported that almost whole community fully supports Asad Khuhro and is not interested to vote PPP and PMFF candidates whose performance have remained dull in bringing development in the area.
It may be noted that there are over 10 villages of Khuhro community in taluka Gambat. Further, there are also many other communities which have close association with this community.
Furthermore, PPP candidates Nafeesa Shah, daughter of former Sind chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah; Fazal Shah, Nawab Wassan, Javed Shah; and PMLF’s Kazim Ali Shah have filed their nomination papers for NA217 Gambat Khairpur.
Tough contest is expected between PPP and PMLF candidates on this National Assembly seat. Some independent candidates having no major public support have also filed their nomination papers for PS34 and NA217. PPP and PMLF are major contestants for NA217 seat. The political parties and independent candidates have started election campaigns while political bargaining has also got momentum across district Khairpur.