NA 61 is one of the two national assembly constituencies of district Chakwal where Muslim League Nawaz, PPP, PML-Q and PTI are the prominent political forces in this constituency. Taman family is the most vibrant political family of NA 61.
NA 61 Chakwal II Election Result 2002 Elections:
In 2002 general elections, Muhammad Faiz Malik was able to win as an independent candidate from NA 61 and then joined PPP. Later he became part of Patriot group which finally merged with PML-Q.
Complete result of NA 61 Chakwal for 2002 elections is given below:
Muhammad Faiz Malik (Independent) 101664 Votes
Sardar Mansoor Hayat Taman (PML-Q) 76171 Votes
Muhammad Amir (MMA) 9754 Votes
Syed Ijaz Shabir Bukhari (PPP) 6671 Votes
NA 61 Chakwal 2008 Election Results:
In 2008 general elections, Chaudhry Pervez Elahi of PML-Q also contested from NA 61 Chakwal but was beaten by Muhammad Faiz Taman of PML-N.
Complete result of NA 61 Chakwal for 2008 elections is given below:
Muhammad Faiz Taman (PML-N) 92291 Votes
Chaudhry Pervez Elahi (PML-Q) 91769 Votes
Sardar Mansoor Hayat Taman (PPP) 28807 Votes
Muhammad Faiz Taman of PML-N resigned on fake degree charges though he denied and claimed that he resigned due to differences with his party leadership.
By-elections were held in NA 61 Vacant seat in which PML-N candidate was able to win this seat.
Result of NA 61 By-election is as follows:
Sardar Mumtaz Taman (PML-N) 104739 Votes
Mansoor Hayat Taman (Independent) 7978 Votes
NA 61 Chakwal Party Position in 2013 Elections:
In NA 61 Chakwal, real contest in 2013 elections will be between PTI and PML-N. Faiz Taman who was winner of 2008 elections has joined PTI. Sultan Surkhro who was MPA of PML-Q has also joined PTI. PTI is very active at ground with mass mobilization and it seems that PTI will be able to show a great result from this seat.
PML-N is working hard and is a major political force in NA 61 Chakwal. Sardar Mumtaz Taman who is nephew of Faiz Taman will be possible candidate of PMLN which means that it will be a contest within Taman family as PPP candidate is also expected to be a Taman (Sardar Mansoor Hayat Taman).