ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission has announced that by polls for NA-151 Multan-IV will be held on July 19. Abdul Qadir Gilani, the son of former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani will be among the ten candidates who will contest the election.
The nomination of seven candidates have been withdrawn which include Malik Ishaq Bucha, Jehanzeb Bucha, Syed Ali Haider Gilani, Nawab Nadeemuddin, Zahid Ameen Gujjar, Malik Mehboob and Malik Mohammad Ilyas.
Ishaq Bucha who was contenting the polls from the PML-N withdrew his nomination in favour of Abdul Qadir Gilani and also announced that he was joining the PPP again.
The seat was vacated after former Prime Minister Gilani was disqualified following his conviction in the contempt of court case.