SIALKOT

Five candidates including three former MPAs have applied for the PML-N ticket for the slot of chairman Sialkot District Council.

According to details sources in the PML-N, Variyo family’s scion Ch Raza Subhani (newly-elected chairman union council Partaanwali-Sialkot), three former MPAs - Ch Ikhlaq Ahmed, Ch Jamil Ashraf, Idrees Ahmed Bajwa (President PML-N Sialkot District) and local MPA Rana Muhammad Iqbal’s son Rana Arif Iqbal are in the race to get PML-N ticket for the top slot of the district.

Sialkot based famous political Variyo Family led by MNA Ch Armughan Subhani is striving to clinch the slot of chairman Zila Council Sialkot and has fielded Ch Raza Subhani in the race.

Two candidates Malik Zia Ullah (Chairman union council Merajkey-Sialkot) and Dr Muhammad Ayaz (chairman union council Harrar-Sialkot) have applied for getting the PML-N ticket for the slot of vice chairman of Zila Council Sialkot.

Three candidates Ch Tauheed Akhtar (chairman union council Muhammadpura-Sialkot), Malik Sarfraz Ahmed (chairman union council Shahabpura-Sialkot) and Sheikh Ashraf Haider (chairman union council Naikapura-Sialkot) have applied for the PML-N ticket for the slot of Mayor of Municipal Corporation Sialkot.

Five candidates including Aurang Zeb Shah (former Deputy Mayor and now chairman union council Islamabad-Sialkot), Sheikh Abdul Qadeer (former Deputy Mayor and now chairman union council Ahmedpura-Sialkot), Muhammad Rafiq Mughal(chairman union council Kotli Behram-Sialkot) and Ch Muhammad Bashir (chairman union council Fatehgarh-Sialkot) have applied for the PML-N ticket for the slot of Deputy Mayor Municipal Corporation Sialkot.