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Sanam Javed announces her decision about contesting elections from NA-119 Lahore



PTI activist Sanam Javed has decided not to contest the elections from the NA-119 Lahore seat. Sanam Javed’s sister Falak Javed announced the decision on X.

“I am not contesting elections,” Sanam Javed wrote a message on X, formerly known as Twitter.

“Mian Shahzad Farooq is the best candidate,” Sanam Javed argued.

“Sanam Javed is not contesting elections,” sister Falak Javed also tweeted and said Shahzad Farooq’s election campaign in NA 119 will be considered as Sanam’s campaign.

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidates from NA-119, NA-120, and PP-150 Sanam Javed and NA-160 Shaukat Basra got permission from the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) to contest elections in the upcoming elections rejecting the verdict of Returning Officers (ROs) of respective constituencies. 

The division bench of the Supreme Court directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to publish and print the names of the PTI’s allowed candidates in the ballot boxes.

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Earlier, the Lahore High Court announced it reserved judgment on the petitions filed against the decision of the election Appellate Tribunal and rejected the appeals of former PTI chairman Imran Khan, Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Fawad Chaudhry, Hammad Azhar, Sanam Javed, Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and others.

The PTI leaders, among 60 election candidates, had submitted petitions in the LHC against the rejection of their nomination papers. 

The court had summoned the lawyers to present arguments. Today was the last day to file petitions against the decisions of the election tribunals. The court had reserved its verdict on more than 60 petitions, including Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood, Parvez Elahi and others. 

Dismissing the appeals, a three-member bench of the LHC, headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi, upheld the decision to reject the nomination papers. Shah Mahmood had challenged the rejection of his nomination from NA-150, NA-151 and PP-218

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