Punjab Elections: PTI finalized list of candidates from Lahore
In view of elections to be held in Punjab on April 30, 2023, former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has finalized the candidates from Lahore.
Imran has awarded the party ticket to former federal minister Hammad Azhar who will contest the election from PP-125, Lahore
Similarly, the name of Yasir Gilani has been finalized who will contest on PTI ticket from PP-144, Shahdara.
Likewise, Farooq Khan will be the party’s candidate from PP-145; Malik Waqar will be the PTI candidate from PP-146; Mian Abad Farooq from PP-147; Mansab Awan from PP-150; Qaiser Butt from PP-151; Abdul Karim Khan from PP-148; Meher Wasim from PP-149; Wasim Qadir, former PML-N MPA, from PP-152; Mian Akram Usman, from PP-169; Ali Baba from PP-164; Yousaf Meo Ludhar from PP-153; Chaudhry Yousaf Meo from PP-163; Ali Warraich from PP-156; Hafiz Farhat Abbas from PP-157; Meher Sharafat from PP-158; Azam Khan Niazi from PP-159.
Likewise, Zaheer Abbas Khokhar will be the PTI candidate from PP-162; Ahmar Rasheed Bhatti from PP-164; Khalid Gujjar from PP-165; Sarfaraz Khokhar from PP-166; Nadeem Bara from PP-167; Murad Raas from PP-160; Atif Chaudhry from PP-161; Mian Mehmoodur Rashid from PP-168; Mian Aslam Iqbal from PP-170; Meher Wajid from PP-171; Zubair Niazi from PP-172, and Asghar Gujjar from PP-173.
PTI leader rejects reports of awarding of tickets:
Meanwhile, senior PTI leader Musarrat Cheema, in her tweet, has repudiated reports of awarding of tickets for elections to the Punjab Assembly.
She has said whenever names of the candidates will be finalized by the party chairman, he will announce them.
She said consultations were still in progress over awarding of party tickets, and none of the candidates has been finalized so far.