Islami Tehreek Pakistan

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Islami Tehreek Pakistan
اسلامی تحریک پاکستان
AbbreviationITP
LeaderSyed Sajid Ali Naqvi
FounderSyed Sajid Ali Naqvi
Founded2012
HeadquartersGilgit, Pakistan
IdeologyIslamism[1]
ReligionShia Islam[1]
Colors   Red, Black
Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly
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Election symbol
Two Swords
Battle icon gladii.svg
Sajid Ali Naqvi, chairman of Islami Tehreek Pakistan

Islami Tehreek Pakistan commonly known as ITP (Urdu: اسلامی تحریک پاکستان) is a Pakistani political party founded by Syed Sajid Ali Naqvi in 2012. The party's symbol are two swords.[2] It is mostly active in Gilgit-Baltistan.

History[edit]

Islami Tehreek Pakistan was founded in 2012. It took part in the 2015 Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly Elections. It won three seats and was the second major party in Gilgit-Baltistan before Pakistan Muslim League (N).[3] The opposition leader Muhammad Shafi was from Islami Tehreek Pakistan at the point.[4][5] It has also contested many candidates for the 2020 Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly Elections.

Electoral history[edit]

2015 GB Elections[edit]

Islami Tehreek Pakistan won three seats in the elections and one was reserved for technocrats. The reserved seat for technocrat was Muhammad Shafi who became the opposition leader at the time. ITP became the second major party in Gilgit-Baltistan.

2020 GB Elections[edit]

For the 2020 elections, Islami Tehreek Pakistan partnered with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, & win the 1 seat in Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tehrik-e-Islami / Tehrik-e-Jafaria Pakistan (TJP)". GlobalSecurity.org.
  2. ^ "Islami Tehreek Pakistan - ITP, Political Party Profile & Members Details". UrduPoint. Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  3. ^ "LIVE: Gilgit-Baltistan assembly polls unofficial results". dunyanews.tv. 9 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Captain Shafi of ITP notified as new opposition leader". Pamir Times. 14 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Captain Shafi named as new opposition leader in GBLA". Pamir Times. 26 October 2017.