First-ever female candidate in FATA:
Nearly all political parties in Bajaur agency seem striclty opposed to women’s right to vote. This essentially means that women may be barred from casting any votes on May 11th. However, the silver lining is that the single female candidate in the region, Badam Zari, is determined to go forth with her campaign. She is the first-ever female candidate in FATA and vows to work for women emancipation.

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Minhajul Quran protests in Layyah:
Tahir-ul-Qadri’s Minhaj-ul-Quran staged a rally in Layyah, protesting against the upcoming elections and calling for its boycott.

Bajaur Agency NA-44:
Despite the sense of insecurity that is surrounding the election campaigns all over Pakistan, people are very excited about elections in Bajaur Agency. Below is the image of a building in NA-44 hosting flags of many political parties.

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Electricity theft in PPP political jalsa, Kherpur:
In the political jalsa that PPP is bringing together in Kherpur, incidents of electricity theft have been reported.