The MQM, an ally of the ruling PTI, has refused to withdraw its candidate in the by-election in Malir’s PS-88 constituency. Polling for the by-election on PS 88 Malir seat will be held on February 16.
MQM and PTI have clashed in the by-election on Malir district seat in Karachi. Because MQM has decided to contest against PTI candidate for PS 88 Malir seat. And MQM started its election campaign.
The PTI had asked the MQM to withdraw its candidate in the Malir by-election, but the MQM refused to withdraw its candidate in the by-election.
It may be recalled that polling for the by-election on PS 88 Malir seat will be held on February 16, and PPP’s Mohammad Yousuf, MQM’s Sajid Ahmed and PTI’s Jan Sher Junejo are candidates for this seat. The PPP has a strong position with separate candidates from the IMQM.