Dec 05

PML-N sweeps Punjab by-polls

Election Poll

 

LAHORE: The PPP suffered a setback when it managed to win only one seat of Punjab Assembly.

A provincial assembly seat PP-26—was won by the independent candidates.

The PML-N has bagged four provincial and two NA seats, while the PPP could not manage to win any seat of the National or Punjab Assembly.

One seat of the Punjab Assembly went to independent candidate and one to the PML-Q.

According to unofficial results PML-N showed outstanding performance by beating its rival parties PPP and PML-Q.

PML-N candidate Zahid Iqbal from NA-162 Chichawatni won by securing 75,966 votes.

PML-N candidate Hanif Jatt from PP-226 Kassoval won with 42,294 votes while PML-Q candidate Mrs Iqbal from the same constituency stood second with 35, 369 votes.

PML-Q and PPP joint candidate Umar Sharif from PP-133 Narowal remained victorious with 29,308 votes while independent candidate Ghiasuddin achieved second position with 23,044 votes.

In Sialkot, PML-N candidate Chaudhry Akram from PP-122 won with 27, 291 votes while PPP candidate Raja Amir could mange second position with 4797.

From Jhelum, independent candidate Khadim Hussain from PP-26 won the seat by getting 39,154 votes while the second position went to independent candidate Raja Muhammad Afzal Khan who got 19,044 votes.

It is worth mentioning that winning candidate Khadim Hussain has announced to join the PML-N after beating his rival in by-polls 2012.

So far as PML-N candidate Nawaz Chohan is concerned, he managed to win PP-92 Gujranwala with 36,547 votes while PPP candidate Lala Asadullah stood second with 16,492 votes.

PPP candidate Sarfaraz Shah from Nowshero Feroz PS-21 has got 13,000 votes while NPP candidate Abrar Shah from the same constituency could get only 63,00 votes but their final result is yet to be declared..

NA-107 Gujarat seat also went to PMNL-N as its candidate Malik Hanif won with about 1,06658 votes. PML-Q candidate Rehman Nasir competed his rival with 76,041 votes.

PML-N candidate from 129-pp Sialkot Mohsin Ashraf won by having 52,500 votes as compared to PML-Q candidate Ansar Iqbal who got 30,400 votes.