ANP chief Asfandyar Wali will be contesting from this constituency but has been largely removed from his supporters.
Although political parties are allowed to field any candidates, they chose the ones with links to tribal elders.
Uncle, two cousins will contest for the same National Assembly seat.
As the industry lacks extraction technology, workers have to blast mines.
Tribesmen say they are asked not to prepare meals at home.
Say their campaigns have been adversely affected by recent threats, attacks.
No ANP candidate contesting from North or South Waziristan: election officials.
Cost of education rises as educational institutes frequently change textbooks.
NA-8, comprising tehsils Tangi, Shabqadar, was formed in 2002 .
ANP confirms party chief will not be leading election campaign.