The ruthless use of government resources in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local body elections, open interference of ministers, pressure on the administration, announcement of development projects, greed to give jobs to the people, all sorts of tactics to save the ruling party candidates from defeat. Despite its use, the defeat of the ruling party and the spectacular victory of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam has changed the political landscape of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and has given the impression that it has become the largest political party in the province.
His party is growing in popularity. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is being declared as a stronghold of the ruling party due to its rule in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for more than eight and a half years. Maulana Fazlur Rehman broke into the stronghold of the ruling party Stripped. After the defeat in the local body elections, differences in the ruling party have come to the fore.
A viral video by Arbab Muhammad Ali Khan, brother of ruling party National Assembly member Arbab Sher Ali Khan and leader of the ruling party, alleges that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman Khan and Provincial Minister Kamran Bangash attacked Peshawar. A bribe has been taken on the ticket of the mayor. Separate legal notices have been issued by Governor Shah Farman Khan and Provincial Minister Kamran Bangash to the ruling party leader Arbab Muhammad Ali Khan for payment of each.
Ruling party federal minister Ali Amin Gandapur, ruling party provincial assembly member Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan and former provincial minister Saleem Saifullah Khan have come out openly against each other. Noor Alam Khan, two members of the National Assembly from Peshawar, Nasir Khan Musazai, Parliamentary Secretary of the ruling party’s National Assembly, Arbab Wasim Hayat Khan, a member of the Provincial Assembly, and other members of the ruling party against the ruling party’s nominees in their constituencies. He is accused of campaigning for the victory of opposition candidates.
In Peshawar, leaders of the ruling party have started protests against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman Khan and Nasir Khan Musazai, the ruling party’s parliamentary secretary in the National Assembly. Ruling party workers led by PTI leaders Zafarullah Khattak, Dr Inayatullah Khan Chamkani, Dr Inamullah Khan and Aqil Raziq staged a protest against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor and ministers. The protesters alleged that the ruling party had suffered a humiliating defeat in the local body elections due to the poor performance of the provincial government and its favoritism.
In Peshawar, the ruling party’s National Assembly was headed by Abdul Sattar Khan Khalil, chairman of Peshawar’s District Zakat Committee, Abdul Jabbar Baghi, chairman of Tehsil Pushta Khara, and Samiullah Khan, chairman of Badaber Tehsil. Protests were staged against the ruling party’s nominee Nasir Khan Musazai for campaigning for opposition candidates.
The mayoral election in the provincial capital Peshawar had become very important while the eyes of the entire country were on the provincial capital Peshawar. After the ruling party nominated a candidate for the provincial capital Peshawar, ministers and assembly members from Peshawar were given the task of ensuring the success of the ruling party’s candidate.
Haji Zubair Ali, son of Haji Ghulam Ali, former Nazim-e-Ala of Peshawar, was nominated by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam as a successful candidate for knocking out the ruling party in Peshawar and for the success of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam. According to the strategy of Quaid-e-Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao and PML-N provincial president Engineer Amir Muqam to knock out the ruling party, JUI candidate Haji Zubair Ali was made joint candidate of PDM while Qaumi Watan Party and Muslim League leaders and workers were given the task of ensuring the success of Haji Zubair Ali.
Leaders and activists of Qaumi Watan Party, Pakistan Muslim League and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam along with businessmen, scholars, students and youth of Peshawar organized a concerted effort to ensure the success of Haji Zubair Ali Campaign launched.
On December 19, the people of Peshawar proved that the people of Peshawar really want change by supporting Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam against the ruling party and rejecting the ruling party. With the best strategy for the success of Haji Zubair Ali, the defeat of the ruling party and the victory of Haji Zubair Ali became certain. Protests are on the rise in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa against the worst load shedding of electricity and gas, while women have also taken to the streets to protest.