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The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday has given a green signal to the former state minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate Saira Afzal Tarar to contest the upcoming general elections in the country on July 25 for the seat of National Assembly from the constituency NA-87 Hafizabad.

A bench of apex court has dismissed a petition challenging the eligibility of PML-N’s candidate to contest the elections for allegedly concealing bank accounts detail while submitting her nomination papers.

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The petitioners moved to the apex court of the country to challenge the Lahore High Court’s decision which allowed Ms. Tarar earlier to contest the election for the seat of National Assembly from Hafizabad.

The Lahore High Court (LHC) had earlier rejected a petition challenging the acceptance of the nomination papers of the PML-N candidate Saira Afzal Tarar.

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has dismissed the petition and upheld the election tribunal of Lahore High Court’s decision to allow PML-N candidate to run for the election on 25 July.