The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has declared Anita Irfan as a returned candidate on a seat reserved for religious minorities in the Balochistan Assembly. For this reason, a notification was issued by the Election Commission. Anita Irfan hails from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.
Anita Irfan comes from Christian community of Balochistan and has been named in place of MPA Santosh Kumar who was declared defected. She was named on the seat left vacant by a Hindu lawmaker Santosh Kumar. She was also selected as the member of Balochistan Assembly on reserved seat in 2014.
Following her nomination by the Election Commission for Pakistan; the Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab San ullah Khan Zohri extended felicitations towards her. He said that he prays that MPA Anita will endeavor along the lines of her party’s manifesto in order to serve the people in the province. He said that he is hopeful for her successful tenure.