A breakdown of reserved seats for women, minorities in NA

Published: August 13, 2018
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The ECP on Saturday notified members of the National Assembly elected on reserved seats for women. FILE PHOTOS

The ECP on Saturday notified members of the National Assembly elected on reserved seats for women. FILE PHOTOS

With the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issuing a notification on the allocation of reserved women and minorities’ seats in the National Assembly and respective provincial assembly, here is the party and province and name-wise breakdown.

The ECP on Saturday notified members of the National Assembly elected on reserved seats for women and minorities.

The following is the province-wise list of women elec­t­ed on reserved seats from various political parties.

Punjab

PTI

Dr Shireen Maz­ari, Munaza Hassan, Anda­leeb Abbas, and Asma Hadeed were among most prominent female leaders elected in Punjab.

Aliya Hamza Malik, Javaria Zafar, Kanwal Shauzab, Dr Seemin Abdul Rehman Bokhari, Sobia Kamal Khan and Nousheen Hamid also managed to bag NA seats.

Similarly,Rubina Jamil, Malika Ali Bokhari, Fauzia Behram, Rukhsana Naveed, Tashfeen Safdar and Wajiha Akram have all been elected into office.

PML-N

Meanwhile, Tahira Aurangzeb, Shai­sata Pervez, Ayesha Rajab Ali, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Shaza Fatima Khawaja, Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Zahra Wadood Fatemi and Kiran Imran Dar will represent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz in the lower house.

PTI gets lion’s share of reserved seats in NA

Furthermore, Romina Khursheed Alam, Mussarat Asif Khawaja, Zeb Jafar, Samina Matloob, Shahnaz Saleem Malik, Seema Mohiyuddin Jameeli and Maiza Hameed all belong to the party.

Whereas, Hina Rabbani Khar of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Farrukh Khan of PML-Quaid (PML-Q) were also given seats.

Sindh

PPP

From the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Shagufta Jumm­ani, Shazia Marri, Musarrat, Naz Baloch, Shahida Rehmani, Mehreen Razzaq Bhutto, Dr Shazia Sobia Aslam Soomro and Shamim Ara Panhwar have been given NA seats.

PTI

Syma Nadeem, Ghazala Saifi, Nuzhat Pathan and Nusrat Wahid have all been selected from the PTI.

While names of Kishwar Zehra of the Muttahida Qaumi Move­ment-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Saira Bano of the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) are also included in the notification.

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

PTI

Nafeesa Inayatullah Khattak, Sajida Begum, Noreen Farooq Khan, Shandana Gulzar, Uzma Riaz and Zile Huma are all from the PTI.

While Shahida Begum of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal and Begum Tahira Bukhari of the PML-N also managed to bag a seat each in the house.

Balochistan

MMA’s Aliya Kamran,  Rubina Irfan of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), BNP’s Shahnaz Naseer Baloch and PTI’s Munawara Bibi Baloch have all been selected.

Minorities

From the minorities’ seat, Lal Chand, Shunila Ruth, Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, Jai Parkash and Jamshed Thomas will represent PTI in the National Assembly.

PML-N’s Dr Darshan and Kesoo Kheeal Das while PPP’s Ramesh Lal and Naveed Aamir  have also bagged seats. MMA’s James Iqbal has also won a solitary seat from this quota.

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