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TNFJ Welcomes February 8 General Elections, Sets Forth Election Policy

Islamabad, Sindh – The political cell of Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Fiqah-e-Jafria (TNFJ) has started preparations for the upcoming general elections scheduled for February 8, 2024. The organization has welcomed the announcement as a positive step for the country, its people, and democracy.

According to Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Fiqah-e-Jafria Pakistan, the TNFJ political cell, under the direction of Allama Agha Hussain Muqdisi, head of TNFJ, is formulating its election policy and strategies. The meeting, chaired by Zulfikar Ali Raja, Chairman of TNFJ Political Cell, emphasized the importance of principled and interest-free politics, rejecting nepotism and groupism.

Zulfikar Ali Raja stated that decisions regarding the support of political parties and candidates for the National and Provincial Assemblies will be made based on the guidelines and instructions of Allama Hussain Muqdisi and the recommendations of the District Coordinators of the TNFJ Political Cell. He reiterated the commitment to uphold the vision and principles set forth by Shia leader Mr. Hamid Ali Shah Mousavi.

The meeting also highlighted the role of the Maktab-e-Tishyu headquarters in providing a dignified election policy and thwarting foreign interest politics. Additional General Secretary Allama Syed Qamar Haider Zaidi mentioned the success of Mr. Mousavi’s leadership in overcoming sectarian and group political challenges.

Dr. SZ Naqvi pointed out that TNFJ’s principled stance has been recognized in various forums, and the organization will continue to provide a dignified plan of action in the coming election. Shaukat Abbas Jafari emphasized the importance of exercising democratic rights for the development, prosperity, and stability of Pakistan.

Syed Hasan Kazmi reviewed political relations with Punjab province and announced plans to visit Central and South Punjab for consultations on political strategy. Allama Syed Baqir Naqvi, President of TNFJ Punjab province, stressed the need for wisdom in the current political climate.

The meeting concluded with resolutions demanding the Election Commission of Pakistan to ban participation of banned parties and groups in the election and to take measures ensuring transparent elections where people can vote in a peaceful environment. The resolution also called for respecting the sacrifices of Pakistan’s forces against terrorism.