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In anticipation of the upcoming general elections scheduled for February 8, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has unveiled its line-up of candidates from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, showcasing a diverse and dynamic selection of individuals.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has made its move on the political chessboard, unveiling its lineup of candidates for six National Assembly and 13 Provincial Assembly seats in Peshawar for the February 8th elections. The party’s choices reveal a strategic blend of seasoned veterans and rising stars, each armed with their own strengths and ready to battle for electoral dominance.

National Assembly constituencies

In the National Assembly arena, Chairman PTI Barrister Gohar takes center stage in NA-10 Buner, his legal prowess and deep local connections aiming to sway voters against established rivals. Sajid Nawaz and Arbab Amir Ayub will spearhead the PTI charge in NA-28 and NA-29 respectively, their proven campaign experience adding valuable firepower to the party’s arsenal.

Candidates for 13 seats of KP Assembly

Shifting focus to the Provincial Assembly, the spotlight falls on former Deputy Speaker Mahmood Jan, entrusted with the crucial PK-72 seat. His years of political savvy and understanding of the Peshawar landscape make him a formidable contender. Insaf Lawyers Forum’s Ali Zaman Advocate takes on PK-73, promising a fresh legal perspective to address local concerns.

The youthful energy of Malik Shahab will pulsate through PK-75, where he hopes to build upon Arbab Jehandad’s family legacy and political experience. Samiullah and Sher Ali Afridi take the reins in PK-76 and PK-77 respectively, their grassroots connections and community engagement strategies proving vital assets for PTI.

Returning to the political fold, former district nazim Arbab Asim seeks to reclaim his territory in PK-78, while former finance minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra brings his sharp financial acumen to the table in PK-79. Hamidul Haque and Noreen Arif add diversity and fresh perspectives to the party’s lineup in PK-80 and PK-81 respectively.

Rounding out the Provincial Assembly team are seasoned campaigners Kamran Bangash and Meena Khan Afridi, their political dexterity and commitment to public service bolstering PTI’s presence in PK-82 and PK-83. Finally, Fazal Elahi completes the puzzle in PK-84, promising to leverage his political experience for the party’s benefit.

With this diverse and strategic mix of candidates, PTI has laid its groundwork for a captivating election campaign in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As the political drama unfolds, all eyes will be on these individuals to see how they navigate the electoral battlefield and appeal to the hearts and minds of the voters.

The forthcoming general elections are poised to witness a competitive and diverse political arena, with PTI fielding a lineup that reflects a mix of seasoned politicians and emerging leaders. The candidates’ collective vision is set to shape the political narrative in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the days to come.

With thanks: Samaa