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Analysis: Awami National Party losing grip on stronghold

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SHABQADAR: 

The ruling Awami National Party’s (ANP) footing seems to be on shaky ground in Charsadda, which was once its stronghold, despite tall claims of completing a number of developmental projects.

 

K-P Chief Minister Amir Haider Hoti earlier said the provincial government has spent Rs10 billion on various mega schemes in the district, including establishing Bacha Khan University which created jobs for locals.

Other ANP leaders also claimed the party rendered sacrifices in the war on terror, and steps taken for the welfare of the people will get them through to the power corridors again.

 

In the last elections contested by ANP in 2008, its leaders won one national and four provincial assembly seats from Charsadda, while one NA and two provincial slots were bagged by Qaumi Watan Party (QWP).

Currently, one of these four MPAs, Abdul Shakoor Khan has resigned from the party and is expected to join Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F). He may contest for a provincial seat from the PK-17 constituency, or from NA-7 against ANP chief Asfandyar Wali Khan.

 

Similarly, in PK-20 another ANP MPA, Taimoor Khan, has not filed an application for a party ticket. Political pundits speculate Taimoor, the son of feudal lord and former MPA Dawood Khan of Tangi, ay also part ways with ANP.

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By Mureeb Mohmand

Published: March 3, 2013

Read full article: tribune.com.pk

2013-03-26


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