|Voting Statistics of Constituency|
|Percentage of Votes Polled to Registered Voters||55.69%|
|Contesting Candidates||Party Affiliation||Votes Polled|
|Choudhry Farrukh Altaf||Pakistan Muslim League||36878|
|Raja Muhammad Nawaz Kayani||Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan||2173|
|Chaudhry Khadim Hussain||Pakistan Muslim League (N)||102022|
|Arshad Iqbal||Muttahidda Qaumi Movement||346|
|Choudhry Shahbaz Hussain||Independent||717|
|Raja Muhammad Afzal Khan||Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians||8080|
|Choudhry Muhammad Saqlain||Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf||62572|
|Amjid Pervaiz||Tehreek-e-Tahaffuze Pakistan||1387|
|Muhammad Aurangzeb Tariq||Independent||219|
|Waheed Ahmad||All Pakistan Muslim League||151|
|Muhammad Amer Shahid Saleem Mir||Independent||62|
|Pakistan Muslim League (N)|
|Pakistan Muslim League|
NA 62 is one of the two national assembly constituencies of district Jhelum. NA-62 consists of Tehsil Sohawa,Dina and rural area of tehsil Jhelum.This constituency is 80% rural and only 20 percent urban area. Biradri system plays a key role in politics of NA 62 Jhelum. Raja,Jatt,Gujar and kayani clan are influential and play important role in election.
NA 62 Jhelum 2008 Election Result:
In 2008 general elections, contest was again between same heavyweights of
PML-Q and PML-N but this time, PML-N candidate was able to win by a huge margin.
Complete result of NA 62 Jhelum for 2008 elections is given below:
Raja Muhammad Safdar (PML-N) 92479 Votes
Chaudhry Shahbaz Hussain (PML-Q) 61524 Votes
Chaudhry Sohail Zafar (PPP) 20080 Votes
Raja Muhammad Imtiaz Kayani (Independent) 5741 Votes
Raja Iftikhar Kayani (PPP-Sherpao) 418 Votes
List of candidates contesting election from NA-62 are:
Ch. Khadim Hussain (PML-N)
Ch. Muhammad Saqlain (PTI)
Raja Muhammad Afzal Khan (PPP)
Ch. Farrukh Altaf (PML-Q)
Arshad Iqbal (MQM)
Raja Muhammad Nawaz Kayani (Jamaat-e-Islami)
Amjid Pervaiz (Tehreek-e-Tahaffuze Pakistan)
NA 62 Jhelum Party Position 2013 Elections:
Politics of Jhelum has greatly changed after change of loyalties by Raja Muhammad Afzal and his sons (Raja Muhammad Safdar and Raja Muhammad Asad) have joined PPP after saying good bye to PML-N. Raja Safdar was a key figure of PMLN from NA 62 Jhelum and this has given a big blow to PMLN in Jhelum.
PTI has also emerged as a new political force in Jhelum. Chaudhry Saqlain is possible PTI candidate from NA 62 Jhelum. Currently he is an MPA. PTI is quite popular in youth of Jhelum and PTI can really upset in 2013 elections from NA 62 Jhelum if all local leadership is united till elections. Pir Syed Anwar Hasnaat has also joined PTI who is also an influential political figure of Jhelum.
Chaudhry Shahbaz Hussain who was PMLQ candidate in past two elections may have to sacrifice as PPP and PML-Q are in seat adjustment. Chances are that Raja Safdar who joined PPP recently will be the PPP candidate and PMLQ will also be supporting him. This will be a really tough call for other parties like PMLN and PTI as Raja family itself is very strong and strength will get doubled with vote bank of PPP and PMLQ.