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73 Wolesi Jirga candidates missing from initial list

73 Wolesi Jirga candidates missing from initial list

Jun 30, 2018 - 16:47

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IECinfo-icon) has removed the names of 73 prospective candidates including 16 womeninfo-icon from initial list of candidates over ‘incomplete documents’.

Other reasons for rejecting their nomination papers were repeated supportive cards, support cards out of zone and problems in their documents.

Repeated support cards

Those removed from the initial list over repeated support cards include Amanullah Tarin, Ahmad Kamil Mirshadi Baig, Darab Ali Yar, Khan Lala Sherzai, Eng. Nawab Mukhtaray Afghan, Anisa Turk, Bibi Neda Kayani, Haji Gul Rahman Rahmani Mangal, Dr. Sayed Jalil Sayed, Dr. Ziauddin Kamal, Alia Azimi, Esa Mohammad Esmat Qani, Farah Diba Shahrzad, Qadam Ali Khadim, Mohammad Haidari, Mufti Sayed Massod Hashemi, Mirza Alizada, Nasratullah Fazli and Sighani.

Support cards used multiple times by one candidate

Candidates who are removed for using one support card multiple times included Darab Ali Yar, Gen. Khalil Rahman Amil, Habibullah Niamati, Daud Malyar Mohayuddin, Dr. Wahidullah Ahmadzai, Dr. Frozan Fana, Sayed Ahmad Burhani, Sahibzada Mohammad Wali Mutaqqi, Abdul Wahab Kabuli, Ghulam Rabani Noori, Freshta Mansoor, Farid Ahmad Shahab, Mohammad Mahdi Hasanyar, Mohammad Esa Ahmadi, Mohammad Layeq Malakzada, Masuma Tusali, Mirza Alizada and Nabila Sayedjan Zada Hamid.

Support cards out of zone

Mualvi Shamsuddin Haqqani, Hamidullah Bakhshi, Shir Aqa Mohammadi, Prof. Lotfullah Safi, Haji Zadran Azizi, Haji Khan Mohammad Ahmadzoi and Khaliqdad Balaghi were among 21 possible candidates removed from the initial list over showing support cards out of zone.

Problem in physical documents

Eng. Abdul Sattar Azizi, Gen. Khalil Rahman Amil, Haji Hafizullah Jalili, Ahmad Parwiz Hassan, Asadullah Karimi, Sharif Kamawal, Hassan Aqa Masomi, Razia Arifi, Sayed Ibrahim Hashemi and Sayed Amanullah Amin were among 25 candidates removed from the list due to problems in their physical documents.

The IEC has laid down following conditions for possible Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon and district council candidates:

  • Provide accurate information about whether he/she is convicted or not.
  • Provide proof with signature that he/she is not commanding and not a member of illegal armed groups.
  • Completion of 25 years of age on the nomination day, applying for (Wolesi Jirga, provincial council and district council)
  • Providing copies of 1,000 Tazkira (identity cards) which are registered.
  • Wolesi Jirga candidates should provide accurate and full information such as name, father’s name, province, district and the volume, page and registration of his/her Tazkira as well as the voter sticker numbers and finger prints of at least 1,000 people as verifiers of candidates in the registration form and then referring it to the IEC.
  • If more than 35 percent of copies of verifiers Tazkira were used by two or more candidates, their nomination would be rejected following the IEC procedure.

The conditions are set out according to the Articles 39, 40, 44, 51, 73, 74 and 75 of the election law by the IEC.



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