Nomination papers Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen’s 12 candidates have been approved and they will contest Elections to National Assembly and Sindh Assembly from Karachi. 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 whose nomination papers have been approved included Salman Hussaini from PS-94, 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 other candidates whse nomination papers have been approved for elections to National Assembly included: Ali Hassan Naqvi from NA-250. 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 chapter’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. “We 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,” he vowed.