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Major blow to JI as PTI pulls out of Karachi Mayor polls

The mayoral elections are scheduled to be held on June 15 (Thursday).

Major blow to Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) pulls out of Karachi Mayor polls on Monday.

As reported, more than 30 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) UC chairmen and vice chairmen will not take part in the upcoming elections for Karachi mayor and deputy mayor.

The development comes as over 30 PTI UC chairmen and vice chairmen held a session in Karachi and decided not to vote in favor of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) mayor candidate Hafiz Naeemur Rehman.

Tehreek-e-Insaf Sindh President Haleem Adil Sheikh announced to remain neutral in the Karachi Mayoral elections.


The mayoral elections are scheduled to be held on June 15 (Thursday).

Advisor to CM Sindh for Law and Spokesperson Sindh government, Murtaza Wahab has been nominated as PPP candidate for Karachi Mayor.

Jamaat-i-Islami’s Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman and Pakistan Peoples Party’s Murtaza Wahab are among a large number of candidates who had filed their nomination papers for the election of Karachi mayor, deputy mayor, chairmen, and vice chairmen of 25 town municipal corporations on Saturday, 10 June.


Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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