Wednesday, February 8

JUI-F, PTI reaches poll pact in Shikarpur, Jacobabad

KARACHI: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh on Thursday reached seat-to-seat adjustment in several Union Councils of Shikarpur and Jacobabad in the upcoming local government elections in Sindh.

The local leadership of PTI and JUI-F announced to support each other candidates in Union Councils of Shikarpur and Jacobabad districts. The alliance seems to give tough time to PPP in Shikarpur and Jacobabad.

The JUI-F has also announced to stage public rallies across Sindh for the upcoming local govt elections. The party will hold a rally in Sukkur on June 18 which would be addressed by JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman.

At least 946 candidates from 14 districts have been elected unopposed in the first phase of the LG polls in Sindh. According to details, 946 candidates have been elected unopposed from 14 districts of Sindh in the first phase of the local body elections in Sindh.

Data issued by the ECP shows that a total of 96 candidates from Kashmore Kandhkot, 70 from Qambar Shahdadkot, 135 from Jacobabad, 94 from Shikarpur, and 11 from Larkana, 65 from Mirpur Khas and 65 candidates from Umerkot have been elected unopposed.

The polling for the first phase of the local body election in Sindh will be held on June 26, 2022. The government has ordered deploying rangers to maintain the law and order situation in the local body elections.