Pakistan Elections 2024: All Political Parties In Contest

Feb 5, 2024, 05:07 PM IST

Pakistan Elections 2024: All Political Parties In Contest

Mukul Sharma

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Affiliates

After PTI founder Imran Khan's falling out with the country's army, the party has been stripped off of its cricket bat symbol. All its candidates are now running as independents.

Pakistan People's Party (PPP)

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the third-generation politician of Pakistan's Bhutto political ruling elite, is vying for return to power for the first time since 2008 when his mother Benazir was assassinated.

Awami National Party (ANP)

The ethnic Pashtun nationalist party based mainly in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, seeks to replace the PTI and poses a challenge to its affiliates there in the current elections.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P)

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement, once the most powerful political force in Karachi, will battle PTI-affiliated independents, Jamaat-e-Islami, the PPP and young independent candidates to try and regain their base.

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI)

Led by Siraj ul Haq, the fundamentalist Islamist party has failed to do well at the ballot box but is vying to leave a mark this time.

Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (JUI-F)

Led by Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, the party is wooing the Islamist fundamentalist in a bid to regain its lost ground in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.