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Imran Khan is the first person in Pakistan to file nomination papers for nine NA constituencies.

According to Geo News, PTI Chairperson Imran Khan’s nomination papers have been filed from all nine National Assembly constituencies.

For the first time in the country’s electoral history, a candidate would run in nine constituencies at the same time, since Imran Khan has decided to run in all NA by-elections. He also set this record in the 2018 general elections, winning votes in five different constituencies around the country.

His papers were presented by PTI leaders from the seats of Mardan, Charsadda, Peshawar, Kurram, Faisalabad, Nankana, Malir, Korangi, and Karachi’s District South, respectively. In these districts, he will face candidates from the ruling coalition’s various parties.

Covering candidates for the PTI have also filed nomination papers. Meanwhile, on the reserved seats for women, the PTI has fielded Shandana Gulzar, Rohaila Hamid, and Mehwish Ali Khan.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) set September 25 as the date for by-elections after National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf accepted the resignations of 11 PTI legislators on July 28 – nine on ordinary seats and two on reserved seats.

The PTI chairman decided to run in all nine constituencies following the party’s huge success in last month’s Punjab by-elections, in which it won 15 of the 20 seats.The Islamabad High Court denied the PTI’s request to postpone the by-elections last week. According to the IHC, the election process will continue, and by-elections in 123 other constituencies will be held later.