BAHAWALPUR: Thirty-four candidates coming from numerous political events are in the run for the 5 seats of Bahawalpur Cantonment Board (CB).
The ruling coalition partners Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) are flexing their muscle mass to outsmart each other in the Sept 12 ballot. The PPP and also the PML-N are additionally disputing the election.
This is for the first time that PML-Q general assistant Tariq Bashir Cheema has fielded his candidate in the city’s location of Cantonment Board. Earlier, he had actually been doing his national politics in his Yazman tehsil where he contested elections during the previous years. Cheema wants city’s national politics after 2005 when he had finished his two terms of area nazim during Gen Musharraf’s regulation.
Political observers believe that government preacher Cheema’s function in the CB election could be part of arrangements at the highest level between his event as well as the PTI. They feel Cheema might switch to city in the following general election as well as in that case introduce his son at Yazman where PML-N has a strong prospect– previous senator Saood Majid Chaudhry.
A tough competition is anticipated amongst the mainstream parties for the 5 seats of the CB.
DIES: Ms Maureen O’ Tool, a former principal of St Dominican School, Bahawalpur, died right here on Sunday. She was 86.
She was a Sparkill Dominican Missionary who concerned Pakistan in 1969 and offered in Bahawalpur, Multan and also Loreto. Her funeral service was held at St Dominican Church, Bahawalpur.