Elections 2018: Imran Khan Fills Out Incomplete Affidavit for Nomination of NA-53


ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan appeared in court to fill out the section N of affidavit on his nomination papers from NA-53.

Earlier on, returning officer had rejected Imran Khan’s nomination from NA-53 for leaving affidavit incomplete. The RO said that Imran had failed to fill out section N of the affidavit of his nomination papers.

That particular section of the affidavit requires for candidate to declare the development work they have done in their previous term.

The PTI Chief appealed against the RO’s decision in the Appellate tribunal and had asked court to overrule the rejection.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Ayesha Gulalai also had their nomination papers rejected from the same constituency on same grounds. The former premier Abbasi had appealed in the tribunal as well for the rejection of his candidacy.

The former Prime Minister had stated that he had left that section out by mistake and not intentionally. His counsel had said that Abbasi was willing to rectify the mistake he had made.

Imran has written in his section N of his nomination paper’s affidavit that he founded Shaukat Khanum and Namal College.

Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital was founded by the PTI Chief to treat poor people free of charge. While the hospital is also a source of treatment for those who can afford, but in their own country.

Imran also wrote that he gave the nation awareness to struggle for their constitutional rights.

The PTI Chief then exit the court room after filling out the mission section of the affidavit on his nomination papers.


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