LAHORE, April 9: After scrutiny of papers, the Election Commission (Punjab) on Tuesday issued a list of candidates for National Assembly on women reserved seats and reserved seats for non-Muslims.
According to the list, the papers of the following women candidates of the PML-N have been found correct.
Anusha Rahman Ahmad Khan, Zeb Jaffar, Tahra Aurangzeb, Parveen Masood Bhatti, Ayesha Raza Farooq, Shaista Pervaiz, Nighat Parveen, Majeedan Wyne, Khalida Mansoor, Asia Naz Tanoli, Rida Khan, Seema Mohiuddin Jameely, Shahnaz Saleem Malik, Laila Khan, Arifa Khalid Parvez, Surriya Asghar, Shahzadi Umar Zadi Tawana, Maiza Hameed, Farhana Qamar, Shaheen Shafique, Iffat Liaqat, Shahzia Ashfaq Mattu and Romina Khurshid Alam.
The following candidates from Pakistan Tehker-e-Insaf have cleared their candidature. They include: Shireen Mehrunnisa Mazari, Munaza Hassan, Ayla Malik, Fauzia Danial Kasuri, Yasmin Rashid, Syeda Saloni Bukhari, Shamsa Ali, Andleeb Abbas, Mamoona Hashmi, Sadiqa Sahibdad Khan, Hina Manzoor, Shahida Malika Ahmed, Rukhsana Bhatti, Seemin Bokhari, Shaheena Asad, Neelam Shah, Nausheen Hamid Miraj, Samana Raza Malaika, Onaza Ehsan, Abida Bibi, Nasrin Tariq, Sobia Kamal, Maha Raja, Syeda Farrah Azmi, Ayesha Khanum, Rubina Akhtar, Syeda Sadia Saif, Kanwal Shauzab, Humera Khan, Misba Zafar, Neelam Ashraf, Ayesha Khalid, Zarka Suharwardy Tamur, Zartaj Gul and Tashfeen Safdar.
The PPPP hopefuls include: Belum Hasnain, Rukhsana Bangash, Farzana Raja, Fouzia Habib, Mehreen Anwar Raja, Palwasha Muhammad Zai Khan, Nargis Faiz Malik, Bushara Aitzaz Ahsan, Samina Khalid Ghurki, Samina Mushtaq Puganwala, Yasmin Rehman, Shanaz Wazir Ali, Nasira Mayo, Amtul Rahim, Mehmoona Malik, Ambrin Ismail, Zubeda Malik, Noreen Waseem and Naheed Shafqat
Similarly, the PML (Q) candidates are: Tanzila Amir Cheema, Dushka Haider Syed, Fouzia Dildar, Farruh Mukhtar, Jadyea Khalid Khan, Farrukh Khan, Peri Gul Agha, Bushra Rahman, Amina Naveed, Hajra Tariq Aziz, Nighat Aga, Noushin Saeed and Fouzia Naz. Jamaat-e-Islami: Kausar Ferdos, Rukkshana Jabeen, Nuzhat Ara Bhatti, Rukhsana Shanaz, Afifa Siddiqi, Irfana Zaffar Khan, Fahmeeda Ilyas Ch, Kausar Bano, Shafeeqa Sarwat and Kalsoom Fatima.
Reserved seats for non-Muslims in the Punjab Assembly: The PML-N candidates are: Khalil Tahir Sindhu, Isphanyar M. Bhandara, Tariq Masih Gill, Shakeel Ivan, Ramesh Singh Arora, Shahzad Munshi, Kanji Ram, Hamayun Khalid Mahmood and Raffaquat Masih.
The PTI: Shunila Ruth, Habkook Rafiq Babbu, Mahindar Pall Singh, Naresh Chand, Amir Samuel, Kamran Pervez, Saleem Massey, Kashif Niamat, Christopher Yousaf and Mr.Suneel.
JI: Shamshad Manzoor Khan, Lazar Allah Rakha, Jamil Masih, Liaqat Rasheed, Maqbool Masih, Nadeem Shakir, Shahid Gulzar and Steala Bedi.
APML: Younis Bhatti, Nadeem Pervez, Patrus Masih, Babar Masih, Yuel Lal Din Bhatti and Samuel Azeem
PPPP: Pervez Rafique, Naveed Amir, Javaid Masih, John Victor, Akmal Waheed Bhatti and Abid Sultan Athwal
PML (Q): Shahzad Elahi, James Masih, Ashfaq Bhatti,
TTP: Komal Aftab, Naseem Shahbaz Sohtra, Sohail Mehmood and Jamil Masih Khokhar and Munawar M Sajid (MQM), Nasir Gabriel Parwa (Awami Muslim League), Javaid Paul (PML-J), Ilyas Masih (Tehrek Wafaq Pakistan Party) and Sadaf Sadique and Ashiq Masih (JUI-F).
PUNJAB ASSEMBLY: The Election Commission also issued a final list of around 225 candidates for reserved women seats for the Punjab Assembly.
The list includes some 50 candidates from Pakistan Muslim League-N, 48 candidates from Tehreek-i-Insaf, 31 candidates of the PML-Q, seven candidates of the All Pakistan Muslim League, 34 candidates from the PPP and 18 from the JI.
Of 371 seats, the Punjab Assembly has 66 reserved seats for women.