Noor Bukhari steps into politics ahead of general elections


Filmactor Noor, who is wife of Tehreek-e-Istehkam Party’s leader, submits her nomination papers to contest February 8 polls

Former Pakistani film actor Noor Bukhari has decided to join politics as she submitted her nomination papers for the upcoming general elections, slated for February 8, 2024.

The celebrity, who is the wife of Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP) leader Aun Chaudhry, is contesting as the party’s candidate for a reserved seat for women.

She reportedly visited the office of the Provincial Election Commissioner (PEC) Punjab to submit her documents.

Noor Bukhari seen outside the PEC in Lahore. — Geo News
Noor Bukhari seen outside the PEC in Lahore. — Geo News

Noor is a renowned Pakistani actor who has worked in various Lollywood movies, most famous of which is Mujhe Chand Chahiye. Besides her work for the big screen, Noor has also appeared in some Pakistani dramas and modelled for TV commercials and fashion campaigns.

The former actress made headlines in 2017 after she announced that she was leaving the entertainment industry. She later launched a YouTube channel to share her religious transformation.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is all set to stage the much-awaited general elections across the country in less than two months.

As per the polls schedule issued by the electoral body, scrutiny of the nomination papers will be carried out till 30th of this month.

Appeals against the acceptance or rejection of nomination papers can be submitted until the 3rd of January and decisions on these appeals will be made by January 10.

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