Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan will contest elections from Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report claimed. Noor Jehan, who collected her nomination forms from the Election Commission, will be a candidate from a PK-77 seat in Peshawar.
As claimed by her she has mentioned ” My work is to work for women empowerment”, she was quoted as saying “I would like to focus on the problems in my constituency”.
As reports confirmed Noor Jehan visited the Bollywood star twice and the family maintains close contact with relatives in India. She has earlier served as a counselor. The family had also been a part of Khudai Khidmatgar Movement’s struggle initiated by Bacha Khan.
The reports also said that Noor Jehan was considered by the Awami National Party(ANP)for the reserved seat for women, however, she failed to make it to the K-P Assembly. Mansoor had then decided that Jehan had contested the elections as an Independent.