Hours before polling in NA-245 and PS-115, Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Amjadullah Khan withdrew his candidature in favour of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) candidate Kamal Mallick. He also announced that he has joined the MQM in a press conference held at the Khursheed Memorial Hall at MQM’s Nine Zero headquarters. He was flanked by MQM leaders Amir Khan and Kanwar Naveed.
By-polls in the NA-245 and PS-115 constituency of Karachi are being conducted today on the seat vacated by the resignation of MQM National Assembly member Rehan Hashmi. PS-115 includes Lines Area and New Sindhi Muslim Society.