ISLAMABAD: The Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) of Hafiz Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who led a loud sit-in within the federal capital, days after the hanging of Mumtaz Qadri, acquired election image ‘crane’; already the celebration-backed candidate remained third within the current bye-election in NA-one hundred twenty, Lahore.
The celebration had utilized for registration and allotment of image on September 19 and the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) issued a notification to this impact, and the social gathering is more than likely to contest all future electoral contests, having its robust bases in central and southern Punjab and pockets of supporters in another districts, together with Attock, Rawalpindi and Jhelum.
Azhar Hussain Rizvi, who was actively supported by the LTP, acquired 7,one hundred thirty votes (about six per cent of polled votes whereas mainstream PML-N’s Begum Kulsoom Nawaz acquired sixty one,745 votes, adopted by Dr Yasmin Rashid of PTI with forty seven,099 votes.
One other unbiased candidate Yaqoob Shiekh had pocketed 5,822 votes: He loved full help of but-to-be registered Milli Muslim League (MML); its case is with the Election Fee, which can take a choice on its registration within the mild of the letter, it just lately received from the Ministry of Inside in response to its communication. The ministry has opposed its registration.
The TLP enjoys help of Brelvi faculty of thought. Hafiz Khadim Hussain Rizvi surfaced on the media following the execution of Qadri, who had gunned down Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in Islamabad. TLP’s Markazi Amir Rizvi’s sermons and emotionally-charged lectures can be found on social media and print media additionally typically gave protection to his occasions.
Although there are 352 events registered with the Election Fee thus far, majority of them exist solely on papers, however the TLP certainly won’t be amongst them, having vital help base, primarily in Punjab.
“Sure certainly, we will discover methods and means to hitch palms with different favored-minded events, already in political area for many years,” stated a senior TLP workplace-bearer, who didn’t want to be recognized right here. He was requested would they be contesting polls in future on their very own or search for alliances and dealing relationships.
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