Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeenâ€™s 14 candidates have filed nomination papers to contest Elections to National Assembly and Sindh Assembly from Karachi.
Ali Hassan Naqvi will contest Election against former President Pervez Musharaf from NA-250. Allama Ali Anwar, a blind cleric, is candidate from PS-102. Khanam Sarwat Askari, is a woman candidate of the MWM from PS-118.
Those other candidates who have filed nomination papers with the District Returning Officers included Salman Hussaini from PS-94, Iqbal Hussain from PS-107, Shakir Ali Rajani from PS-117, Mohammad Hussain Jafari from PS-119, Allama Deedar Ali Jalbani from PS-126 and and Syed Hassan Abbas Rizvi from PS-127.
Those who filed nominations for elections to National Assembly included: Ali Sajjad Rizvi from NA-239, Maulana Mohammad Hussain Karimi from NA-252, Asghar Zaidi from NA-253, Dr Hassan Jafar from NA-257 and Maulana Mohammad Ali Hussaini from NA-258.
Asghar Zaidi, incharge of MWM Karachi chapterâ€™s election cell said that for the first time, MWM has fielded its candidates to contest Elections and they are hopeful Pakistani voters respond to their appeal positively.
â€œWe are part of the grand alliance of Pakistanis who stand shoulder to shoulder against the terrorists and fanatics. W shall defeat the ideology of hate and terrorism by the power of ballot,â€ he vowed.