Mustafa Kamal faces tough contest in NA-253

An interesting competition is expected between the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) in NA-253, Karachi Central-I, as the parties, having a considerable vote bank, have been campaigning tooth and nail here.Winning this constituency seems like a matter of prestige for PSP as its chairman Mustafa Kamal is contesting two seats from here – the National Assembly and one provincial assembly seat. On the other hand, MQM-P is also set to dent its rival as much as it can with its candidate Usama Qadri, while the MMA, which has fielded Munim Zafar Khan, intends to take full advantage of the fight between the two other parties.The constituency is drawn on the areas of New Karachi such as its Sector 5 and 11, which previously fell within the electoral groups then known as NA-244 and NA-245. With a population of 745,685, it makes the second largest constituency in District Central. According to the Election Commission…

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