Pitched battle ahead as heavyweights files nominations for Larkana, Kambar seats

Ratodero, Sind: Important political leaders have filed their nomination papers for national & provincial assembly seats of Larkana & Kambar-Shahdadkot districts for the general election 2013.

These seats include four seats of National Assembly i.e. NA204, NA205, NA206 and NA207 and eight of provincial assembly of Sind which include PS35, PS36, PS37, PS38, PS39, PS40, PS41 and PS42. On NA204, tough contest is expected as Mehtab Akbar Rashdi of PMLQ, has filed nomination papers for the first time.

Other candidate’s include Sarfraz Jatoi of PMLN, Moazzam Abbasi independent, Shahid Bhutto, Muhammad Ali Bhutto, Khursheed Junejo, Abdul Fatah Bhutto, all these four are expecting PPP ticket. On NA205 Shafqat Unar has filed his nomination papers for PMLN and Hizbullah Bughio, Nazir Bughio of PPP and Safdar Abbasi have filed their nomination papers.

On NA206 PMLN’s Mir Ghaibi Khan and PPP’s Aamir Magsi, Khalid Iqbal Memon have filed their papers. On NA207 Ghinwa Bhutto of PPPSB, PPP’s Faryal Talpur, Khursheed Junejo, JUIF’s Khalid Mehmood Soomro and PMLN’s Amir Bukhsh Bhutto have filed their nomination papers. This Benazir Bhutto’s ancestral seat was won by Faryal Talpur in 2008 elections uncontested as all her opponents had withdrawn due to severe pressure.

Provincial Assembly of Sind seats include PS35 where tough fight is expected between Haji Altaf Hussain Unar of PPP and his nephew Shafqat Hussain Unar of PMLN whereas Suhail Anwar Siyal and Azhar Jatoi have also filed their nomination papers.

On PS36 Nisar Khuhro of PPP, PMLN’s Sardar Rizwan Kehar, Ghinwa Bhutto and Safdar Abbasi have filed their nomination papers.

On PS37 thought fight is also expected as PMLN’s Amir Bakhsh Bhutto, PPP’s Ayaz Soomro and JUIF’s Khalid Mehmood Soomro have filed their nomination papers. Ayaz Soomro will contest this election second time on the basis of his last five years performance as to what he did for the people of this constituency as PPP voters are eagerly waiting to welcome him.

On PS38 Haji Munawar Ali Abbasi and Rafeo Rashdi son of Mehtab Akbar Rashdi have filed their nomination papers on behalf of PPP and PMLF respectively.

On PS39 Salahuddin Chandio of PMLN and others have filed their papers and on PS40 PMLN’s Ghaibi Khan Chandio and other have filed papers.

On PS41 Imdad Hussain Choliani, Aziz Jatoi, Allah Bux alias Dado Unar, Safdar Abbasi, Mehtab Akbar Rashdi and others have filed nomination papers.

On PS42 PMLN’s Ali Raza Chandio has filed his nomination papers besides other contestants.

The list of names of various candidates will be issued by the respective DRO’s of both districts on Monday morning.

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