LAHORE: MQM candidates for national and provincial assemblies continued their election campaign here on Monday holding public meetings and going door-to-door in their respective constituencies. MQM Central Punjab spokesman Khurram Shahzad told the media that MQM candidate for NA 125, Dr Zaibun Nisa, held a public meeting in Manawan and launched a door-to-door campaign. The candidate for NA-126, Begum Tahira Asif, held public meetings at Johar Town, Iqbal Town and Samanabad. The candidate for NA-127, Bisma Asif Sukhera, held an election meeting at Chungi Amer Sidhu. The MQM candidate for NA-119, Dr Saeed Anwar, had to postpone his election campaign due to a robbery at his house on Ravi Road. The candidates from PP-138, PP-141 and PP-149, Maha Bano, Mirza Umer Asif and Muhammad Shahzad Akbar also continued their campaigns. They highlighted the party manifesto which promises relief for the poor and middle classes.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 30th, 2013.