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Candidature of Shahrukh Khan's cousin in Pak accepted

Press Trust of India  |  Peshawar 

The candidature of Noor Jehan, cousin of Shahrukh Khan, has been approved by the Election Commission of province who will be contesting in the July 25 elections as an

Jehan, Khan's paternal cousin, is contesting the elections as an from PK-77 constituency as she was earlier denied ticket by the to which she remained associated since her birth.

She said her forefathers had an association with the ANP since partition in 1947.

The election commission of the province has accepted her nomination papers to contest the elections for the on a general seat from city.

She said she had applied for the ANP ticket both for the general seat and seats reserved for women in the but she was denied the party ticket. Therefore, she decided to contest the polls in an independent capacity.

She was upset over trolling of Shahrukh in because she was taking part in elections in

"Whenever we talk on phone we discuss showbiz and cricketing and nothing more," she added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 16:30 IST
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