CHAKWAL - Additional District and Sessions judge Ijaz Ahmad Butter accepted the nomination papers of PMLN candidates for chairman and vice chairman at union council Her Cha Dhab.

Returning officer rejected the nomination papers of Chairman Ch Mohammad Zameer and vice chairman Mohammad Shakeel because the name of Mohammad Zameer was not included in the voter list. Both the candidates challenged the verdict of returning officer through Ch Arif Mehmood Minhas advocate and contended that the returning officer unlawfully dismissed the nomination papers.

Zameer Khan also presented order of election commission, which restored the vote of Mohammad Zameer Khan.

After the acceptations of nomination papers, the election activity at union council Her Cha Dhab accelerated. Sardar group also fielded its panel and Ch Faqeer Mohammad is heading the panel. PTI also fielded its candidates and Farikh is leading the PTI panel.

PML-N finalises candidates for 71 UCS, 6 wards

Most of the candidates in the 71 union councils and 6 municipals committees' wards of PMLN were finalized. The members of assembly from Tehsil chakwal, Choa Saidan Shah have settled their candidates amicably when the four members committee constituted by Hamza Shahbaz Sharif had a meeting with the parliamentarian of Chakwal district.

There was a dispute at union council Chak Umra and Ballo Kasar between MNA Major Tahir Iqbal and MPA Ch Liaqat Ali Khan. However the candidates at PP20 were settled. The dispute between Provincial Minister Malik Tanveer Aslam and MNA Major Tahir Iqbal was also settled amicably. However union councils Dandot and the wards of municipals committees Choa Saidan Shah was unsettled.

There were some serious differences between Adviser to CM Punjab Malik Saleem Iqbal and MNA Sardar Mumtaz Tamman who was also sported by MPA Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan. Only 10 per cent seats have been settled between them and nobody was in position to withdraw its stands.

The committee directed both parties to settle their matters before 27th September otherwise committee would announce the candidates on 28th September and the tickets would be announced and issued to all the PMLN candidates.