Lahore(June 09, 2018): Former PM and PML-N Supremo, Nawaz Sharif and ex-Chief Minister Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif are at loggerheads regarding issuing a ticket to Chaudhry Nisar to contest the upcoming general election on a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) seat.
“PML-N quaid Nawaz is adamant to not issue a ticket to former Interior Minister Nisar.”
“It has been recommended that if Nisar does not ask the party to issue him a ticket, then he should not be given one,” sources further said.The sources said the party leadership mulled over applications submitted for Nisar’s seat, while differences persist between Nawaz and Shehbaz over the matter.
“PML-N will announce party candidates for the national and provincial assembly constituencies for the general election scheduled for July 25 in two phases,” sources added.
Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif had said that party would definitely issue ticket to disgruntled Chaudhry Nisar for general polls 2018.
The statement arrived after Ch Nisar avoided submitting application for seeking PML-N’s ticket to contest general elections 2018.Meanwhile, Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Saturday decided to contest upcoming general elections from two constituencies of National Assembly (NA).
According to details, ex-minister will submit nomination papers from NA-63 Taxila and NA-59 Rawalpindi.
The security arrangements were tightened up on the arrival of Chaudhry Nisar at Judicial Complex.
Earlier, Former President, Pervez Musharraf also availed nomination papers through his lawyer.
According to the details, former President received nomination papers from NA 247 to contest upcoming polls.MQM’s Farooq Sattar, Arif Alvi of PTI, PSP’s Mustafa Kamal and MMA’s Hafeez Naeemur Rehman Butt will contest election against Musharraf on NA 247.
Human rights activist and lawyer Jibran Nasir has also submitted his nomination papers for NA-247 and PS-11 as an independent candidate.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has also submitted his nomination papers for NA 246.Talking to the newsmen after filling his nomination papers, Bilawal Bhutto said today is the happiest movement of his life, he will carry the mission of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto.