Petition against Maryam’s candidature for PP-173 dismissed

Petition against Maryam’s candidature for PP-173 dismissed
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LAHORE: An appellate tribunal on Saturday dismissed a petition challenging Maryam Nawaz’s candidature for Punjab Assembly constituency PP-173 .

Maryam, the daughter of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, will be contestingthe upcoming general election from National Assembly constituencies NA-125 and NA-127 in Lahore, and Punjab Assembly constituency PP-173 .

The petitioner had challenged Maryam’s nomination papers for PP-173 , contending that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader possessed two CNICs.

The appellate tribunal dismissed the petition stating that it was inadmissible.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Dr Yasmin Rashid has challenged the nomination papers of Maryam Nawaz for NA-125. The appellate tribunal will hear the petition later today. 
 
 APP/AFP

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