CHITRAL: In all, 18 candidates of different political parties and independents have submitted nominations for the only one National Assembly seat of Chitral. They also include the covering candidates. For PK-1, there are 27 candidates, including the covering candidates.
The names of the candidates and their party affiliations are as under:
All Pakistan Muslim League (APML): retired Gen Pervez Musharraf, DHA,Karachi; Dr Amjad, Sector F-6/2, Islamabad, Sultan Wazir, Ujnu, Upper Chitral, Taqdira Ajmal, Batkhela, and Abdul Qayyum Khan, Murdan, Garam Chashma.
Salim Khan, Kandujal, Garam Chashma (PPP); Molana Abdul Akbar, village Broz tehsil Chitral (MMA), Abdul Latif, village Nichagh, tehsil Mastuj (PTI); Shahzada Iftikharuddin, Drosh, (PML-N). Abdus Samad and Wajihuddin (MMA). Eidul Hussain, village Mustajaban Deh, tehsil Chitral ( ANP); Muhammad Yahya, village Dawashish, Jughoor (independent); Saeedur Rehman, village Shagram (Rahe-e-Haq Party); Shahzada Taimur Khisro, Droshp, Garam Chashma (independent); Hizbullah, Zait, Reshun (independent); Wajihuddin, Muld Deh Chitral (ind); Nisar Dastageer, Kesu, Drosh (independent); Hizbullah, Zait, Reshun, (ind), and Abul Mansoor.
APML: Taqdira Ajmal, Sultan Wazir, Mohsin Hayat, village Daralot, Mastuj, and Shahzada Amir Hasnat, Dolomuz, Chitral.
MMA: Molana Hidayatur Rehman, Muzgol, Upper Chitral; Molana Abdul Akbar Chitrali, Broz, Chitral, Abdus Samad and Wajih Uddin.
PPP: Ghulam Muhammad, Booni, and Amirullah; Izh, Garam Chashma, Sadat Hasan Mukhfi, Warijun,Upper Chitral, Israruddin Saboor, Karimabad, Garam Chashma.
PML-N: Abdul Wali Khan, Denin, and Niaz A. Niazi. ANP: Dr Sardar Ahmed.
Independents: Amir Ullah, Reshun, Shahzada Amanur Rehman, Shahi Qila, Chitral, Molana Sirajuddin, Parabeg, Garam Chashma, Razitu Billah, Kuru, Drosh, Shafiqur Rehman, Shah Abul Mansoor, Charun, Mastuj, Muhammad Wazir Khan, Abdur Rehman, Ayun; Abdul Samad Khan, Dok, Chumarkhon; Syed Sardar Hussain Shah, Green Lasht, Reshun, Sardar Ahmed Khan, Gologh, Denin, Sohrab Khan, Kashindel, Drosh; Attaullah, Chewdok, Chitral, Wazir Khan, Dokan Deh, Booni, Wajih Uddin, Muldeh, Chitral; Misbah Uddin, Jutilasht, Drosh, Muhsin Hayat, village Daralot, tehsil Mastuj, Shafiqur Rehman, Goldur, Chitral, and Misbahuddin, Jutilasht, Broz.