PTI becomes single largest party in Pakistan for maximum number of candidates fielded
*ISLAMABAD: *Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has become single largest party in terms of fielding maximum number of candidates for general elections by covering almost 90 per cent of the national and provincial assembly seats across the country.
The party has awarded tickets to candidates for 244 out of total 272 National Assembly constituencies (89 per cent), and 522 out of total 577 provincial assembly constituencies (or 90.2 per cent).
From PTI platform, women activists will contest direct elections on a total of 38 constituencies – 14 on NA seats and 24 on PA seats.
PTI has made electoral alliance by making seat adjustments in different constituencies with Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain led Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), Sheikh Rasheed led Awami Muslim League (AML), Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM), Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), and Ijazul Haq led Pakistan Muslim League-Ziaul Haq (PML-Z).
In its final list, PTI has made a couple of amendments.