CHAKWAL: As an alternative of any future manifesto for improvement or reforms, PML-N and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) politicians concerned in Chakwal’s upcoming by-election look like counting on the faith card to woo voters.
The PP-20 by-election is scheduled to be held on Jan 9.
The important thing PML-N supporter within the district is the Tehreek Khuddam Ahl-i-Sunnat Waljamaat (TKASW), based by the late Maulana Qazi Mazhar Hussain. The TKASW is the primary consultant of the Deobandi sect in Chakwal, and is at present led by Qazi Zahoorul Hussain Azhar, the founder’s son.
The hardliner organisation repeatedly holds spiritual gatherings in numerous elements of the district, to which PML-N leaders are invited as chief friends. PML-N Chairman Raja Zafarul Haq additionally frequents Madni Mosque, the headquarters of the organisation situated within the coronary heart of the town.
With the PML-N underneath criticism from Barelvi leaders over the controversial modification to the Election Invoice, the TKASW has determined to again the ruling social gathering’s candidate, because it has carried out for years, however at a worth.
The organisation has determined to again PML-N candidate Chaudhry Sultan Haider Ali Khan, who arrived at Madni Mosque a couple of days in the past with MNA Tahir Iqbal, MPA Zulfiqar Ali Khan and others, and was introduced a written assertion by the TKASW that he was requested to learn out.
By studying the assertion, he assured the viewers: “By the grace of Allah I’m a Muslim belonging to the Sunni sect. I admit Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) because the final prophet. I declare Mirza Ghulam Ahmed Qadiani and his followers as non-Muslim. Moreover, I condemn the current modification relating to Khatm-i-Nabuwat, though I feel it was not completed deliberately.”
Mr Khan vowed that he would think about it’s his obligation and honour to give up the federal government if it dared to introduce any laws towards Islam or towards the finality of the Prophet and the sanctity of his companions.
After studying the assertion, the 32-yr-previous aspirant for the provincial meeting seat went a step forward to appease the leaders and staff of the TKASW.
“As my brother Zulfiqar Ali Khan highlighted that Ahmadis are at present holding key posts, I really feel proud that our social gathering’s Capt (retired) Safdar sahib talked about this challenge on the ground of the Nationwide Meeting for the primary time.”
He stated if Allah gave him a chance to succeed in the meeting, he would additionally increase this challenge.
“The necessity of the hour is to take away Qadianis from public posts; quite they need to be banished from the nation,” Mr Khan added, as he sought steerage from the TKASW chief.
Earlier, MPA Zulifqar Ali Khan additionally referred to as to take away Ahmadis from public posts. Leaders and staff of the TKASW hailed their speeches.
Sadly, it isn’t simply the PML-N that’s enjoying on spiritual sentiments.
The PTI can also be utilizing faith as a key weapon to woo voters. In each nook assembly, social gathering leaders say the PML-N deliberately launched the controversial modification.
“The voters need to determine whether or not they stand with those that modified the Khatm-i-Nabuwat regulation or with the lovers of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH),” stated PTI’s candidate Raja Tariq Mehmood Afzal at a current nook assembly within the Chak Umra village.
“Sure, faith is getting used as a card,” a PTI chief admitted.
The PTI has additionally managed to win the help of Shia voters, because the PPP withdrew its candidate in its favour. The Shia group has been voting for the PPP or for Sardar Ghulam Abbas, the previous district nazim, who’s now a key chief of the PML-N.
Revealed in Daybreak, January eighth, 2018
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