JuD offshoot announces its general election candidates for Karachi

The Milli Muslim League’s (MML) Karachi chapter on Tuesday announced its candidates who will contest the general elections for different national and provincial assembly constituencies of Karachi under the banner of the Allah-o-Akbar Tehreek (AAT), a little-known registered political party.In order to transform itself to integrate into mainstream politics again, the Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) had announced forming the MML, its political front, in August last year and fielded its candidates as independents in several by-polls in different parts of the country.However, since the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has denied registration to the MML under the Political Parties Order 2002, they have fielded their candidates across the country under the banner of the AAT, whose electoral symbol is a chair.According to an MML press release issued on Tuesday, the group has fielded its Karachi leader Muzammal Iqbal Hashmi in NA-242 and NA-243. Mudassir Chaudary Advocate and Ataullah…

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