Awan, a PTI lawmaker within the Sindh Meeting, stepped down after submitting his resignation to Opposition chief Haleem Adil Sheikh.
He mentioned Amjad Khan Afridi — the ruling get together’s candidate for NA-249, which had fallen vacant after the previously-elected Faisal Vawda stepped down following his Senate victory — was “unpopular within the constituency”.
“I’ve to win this seat it doesn’t matter what so I can present it to Prime Minister Imran Khan,” Awan mentioned. “That is why I’ve submitted my resignation.”
Vawda, additionally related to the PTI, had gained from Karachi’s NA-249 constituency throughout the 2018 basic election however stepped down after profitable a seat throughout the Senate elections earlier this month.
Based on the polling schedule for the NA-249 constituency, issued by the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) earlier, voting would happen on April 29, 2021.