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Will Chitralis elect outsider for the love of Musharraf?

CHITRAL: While Musharraf is not ready to come back to Pakistan to take part in the elections, he has nominated Dr Amjad from Islamabad as a candidate for NA-1 Chitral.
Will Chitralis elect outsider for the love of Musharraf?Dr Amjad, who is the secretary general of Musharraf’s All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), has filed his nomination papers in Chitral along with Sultan Wazir and Taqdira Ajma as the covering candidates of the former military ruler for NA-1.
When contacted on phone, Mr Sultan Wazir confirmed to ChitralToday that in case Musharraf does not come to Pakistan, Dr Amjad would be the APML candidate for the NA seat of Chitral.
When asked if there was no suitable candidate in Chitral for the APML, he said there were other factors too and Musharraf himself had nominated Dr Amjad.
He said last date for the withdrawal of candidature was June 29 when everything would be clear. He said if Dr Amjad remained in the field he would be the candidate for PK-1 and Ms Taqdira is his covering candidate.
It may be mentioned that though the APML boycotted the 2013 elections across Pakistan, the party’s candidates in Chitral were allowed to take part in the polls. Shahzada Iftikharuddin managed to win the NA seat on the ticket of APML and now he has filed nominations on the ticket of the PML-N.
Speaking in a TV programme on Wednesday night, PTI leader Naeemul Haq said even Musharraf’s close colleagues had deserted  him. He said recently Dr Amjad had approached him seeking a ticket for any NA seats in Islamabad.

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