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Shehbaz Sharif's Rajanpur Rally Promises; PTI Nominee Arrested

Shehbaz Sharif’s Rajanpur Rally Promises; PTI Nominee Arrested

Infostani International: During an election rally in Rajanpur, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif pledged district status for Jampur and IT universities in Jampur and Rajanpur if his party wins the February 8 election. He emphasized his commitment to the people and promised a laptop scheme for trans-Indus district students. Meanwhile, police arrested the PTI nominee from PP-288, Malik Iqbal Saqib, for violating section 144.


PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif Unveils Election Promises in Rajanpur Rally; PTI Nominee Arrested for Violating Section 144

Shehbaz Sharif, the President of PML-N, has committed to granting district status to Jampur and establishing information technology universities in Jampur and Rajanpur if his party assumes power following the February 8 election. During an election rally in Rajanpur on Monday, he asserted that when people were facing flooding in the river Indus, he stood with them as their “servant.”

Shehbaz reminded the public that during the last tenure of PML-N, local hospitals had an ample supply of medicines. Additionally, he pledged to launch a laptop scheme for students in the trans-Indus districts of Punjab.

Meanwhile, Dr. Hafeezur Rehman Khan Dreshak, the PML-N candidate for National Assembly constituency NA-188, addressed the absence of Sui gas in Rajanpur district. He promised that the party would provide necessary public utilities to the area, including a children’s hospital and a university.

Shehbaz Sharif's Rajanpur Rally Promises; PTI Nominee Arrested
Over 90 PTI workers were arrested in different districts for holding rallies

Election Rally in Rajanpur: Candidates Gather, PTI Nominee Arrested for Alleged Violation of Section 144

Awais Leghari, the PML-N provincial secretary-general and former federal minister, presented the traditional Balochi cap to Shehbaz.

All candidates from six provincial and three National Assembly seats in Rajanpur district, including Sher Afgan, Sher Ali Gorchani, Parwaiz Gorchani, Riyaz Mazari, Dost Muhammed Mazari, and others, were present.

In a separate development, the police arrested the PTI nominee (independent candidate) from PP-288, Malik Iqbal Saqib advocate, on Monday. The arrest, which took place at Kalma Chowk in DG Khan city, was for an alleged violation of section 144. Saqib, who was also running the election campaign for PTI’s former federal minister Ms. Zartaj Gull in NA-185 in her absence, was detained along with PTI’s private secretary Mehmood Bhatti.