The Awami National Party has received about 400 applications from candidates seeking party tickets for contesting coming general election despite being at the receiving end of militancy. “Pakhtuns have always fought bravely in the face of daunting challenges. The notion that bomb blasts and attacks will scare away the people from taking part in election from the ANP’s platform is wrong,” Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Mian Iftikhar Hussain told Dawn.

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