42 candidates submit papers in Talagang Tehsil
TALAGANG— Forty-two candidates have submitted their nomination papers for elections in Talagang for NA-61, PP-22 and PP-23. The process of filing nomination papers would end today. Ch Pervaiz Ellahi, Sardar Mumtaz Tamman, Sardar Mansoor Hayat, Malik Zahoor Anwar Awan, Col (r) Sultan Surkhro, Malik Muhamamd Ayub, Ch. Amir along with dozens other contenders have filed their nomination papers in Returning Officer’s Office Talagang so far.
The PML-N, PML-Q and JI have already announced their candidates for Tehsil Talagang but PTI’s voters are still waiting for the name of ticket holders from those constituencies. Independent group of Sardar Ghulam Abbas, former District Nazim has announced to support PML-Q in all constituencies of the area and it can play a vital role in coming elections. The NA-61, PP-23 and PP-22 has more than 0.4 million votes. According to details the total number of votes for these three constituency are 4,38,624. The total number of polling stations for those constituencies will be 370 while 1053 polling booths will be there to facilitate people to cast their votes. NA-61 consists of 33 union councils in total, 23 UCs from Tehsil Talagang, 8 from Tehsil Chakwal and 2 from Tehsil Kalar Kahar, while PP22 and PP-23 consists of 16 and 17 UCs respectively.