Nomination papers accepted as NA-237 gears up for by-elections


The preparation for the polls in NA-237 is in its final stages as on Wednesday, the NA-237 Returning Officer Saleem Raza accepted the nomination papers of numerous candidates yesterday.

The hopefuls who submitted their forms included Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) candidates Baboo Memon, Sarmad Palijo, Shamsunisa Memon and Dr Abdul Wahid Soomro, while the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidates were Riaz Hussain, Shafqat Hussain,Fayyaz Shah and Aftab Shah.

Furthermore, Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s candidates, contesting from the constituency were Dr. Dildar Khaskheli and Junaid Siddiqui. Independent candidates were Pir Rahamani, Ummar Nahiyo, Ali Hassan Mirbahr, Ismail Soomro, Sultan Samoon, Manzoor Khushik, Baitullah Jokhio and Abdul Razaak Khushik. Meanwhile PML-N awarded tickets to Riaz Hussain

while the PPP awarded its ticket to Ms Shamsunisa Memon. The polling in the constituency is scheduled for August 22.