Appellate Tribunal allows Ghazain Marri and Majid Abro to contest elections

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QUETTA: The Appellate Tribunal of Balochistan High Court on Monday allowed Independent Candidate Nawabzada Ghazain Marri, Former Provincial Minister Abdul Majid Abro and Dinesh Kumar to contest election on their respective constituencies.
The Two members of bench of Balochistan High Court comprising on Justice Hashim Kakar and Justice Ejaz Sawati has rejected the objection filed against PB 09’s Independent Nawabzada Ghazain Marri and allowed him to contest general election from his respective constituency Kohlu.
The District Returning Officer in Kohlu rejected Ghazain Marri’s nomination papers after his proposer and seconder couldn’t make to appear before the RO last week.
On Monday Nawabzada Ghazain Marri flanked with his lawyer Advocate Adnan Ejaz appeared before the tribunal where the honourable court allowed him to contest election.
“On very flimsy grounds my nomination papers were rejected by the DRO as my proposer and seconder were abducted by unknown persons, later we lodged an FIR in Kohlu.” Ghazain Marri said while talking to media outside the court.
Talking obstacles he facing to contest general elections he said, obviously we have been taking party in election within the framework of country’s constitution but I know we have to face more obstacles in future.
Replying to a question regarding his political future Ghazain Marri said, definitely we will pursue the better interest of people of Balochistan, “It premature to announce by political future but if got election after consensus with our people we will move forward.”
The Election Tribunal also allowed former Health Minister Abdul Majid Abro and Dinsh Kumar to contest election after objection on his nomination papers were rejected by the Appellate Tribunal.
Meanwhile hearing another petition the court has expelled objection over approved nomination papers of Balochistan Awai Party’s President Jam Kamal who is contesting election from NA 272 and PB 50 Lasbela.
The Balochistan High Court’s Election Tribunal also nullified Election Commission’s decision over rejecting JWP’s Nawabzada Shahzain’s Bugti nomination papers.
The court resumed Shahzain Bugti’s nomination papers and allowed him to contest elections from Dera Bugti.

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