Skip to comments.Man marries off daughter for unopposed victory in poll (Weird Pakistan alert!)
Posted on 08/07/2005 6:25:18 AM PDT by voletti
MANSEHRA: A candidate for the nazims office in Kohistan district of the Hazara region paid Rs 2,00,000 and gave the hand of his 11-year-old daughter to his political rival to get elected unopposed. Ajoon, a candidate for the nazims office in Kunsher union council of Palas tehsil, has made this deal with Vilayat Noor, formers political opponent, who has withdrawn his nomination papers, an election official in Dassu told Daily Times by phone on Saturday. Earlier, there were reports that Ajoon had given the hand of his one-year-old daughter to Vilayat Noor, but the official said that the girl was 11-year-old. People from various walks of life have expressed concern over the deal. A local PML leader criticised both Ajoon and Vilayat Noor for this election deal. He demanded the chief election commission postpone election for the nazims office in Kunsher union council. He also demanded registration of a criminal case against both Ajoon and Vilayat Noor. staff report
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Here's another weirdo entertainer from half a planet away.
From what I've seen if GW wanted to try this with his daughters he could run unopposed for a very very long time ;-)
Here's a real issue about Choice for NOW to sink the fangs into other than getting preferred tee-times for rich lesbians.
Hillary is sizing up her potential [male] 2006/2008 opponents, as Chelsea trembles...
What would it take for someone to become president in that country?
anybody that power hungry will be dangerous!
LOL. This article also made me think of the 'toons.
Chelsea is safe.
This is part of the Islamic mentality. Daughters are married off to form alliances with different tribes, etc. They have been doing this for centuries.
Tribal mentalities apart, I would be surprised if islam and its treatment of women had nothing to do with it surviving into the 21st century.
I'm not sure what to make of this article. It says he gave his "daughter's hand". In other societies this would mean marriage, but these are Muslims. He might have just lopped off her hand. ???? ;)
actually I think Islam and the way adherents to that religion treat women came out of the various tribal mentalities....
the mindset over in that region is very 9th century....
Stories like this make me glad that I am American, Christian, and that my father has never had any political ambitions.
These people are followers of Mohammed who was a murderous, pedophilic thug. What do you expect? Civilized behavior?
She should try out for the Olympics someday if there is a shooting event! I suggest you tell your brother/sister not to take any vacations with the family to the Middle East for a while.