Kulsoom win closely contested by-elction of NA-120

 
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LAHORE, Sep18(TNS): Pakistan Muslim League (N) candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sunday won the closely contested by-election of NA- 120 which according to Maryam Nawaz put as was PMLN vs ALL.

According to the unverified and unofficial results PML-N candidate Kulsoom Nawaz received 61,254 votes while Dr Yasmin Rashid got 47,066 votes from the 220 polling stations in the constituency.

Yaqoob Sheikh, an independent candidate backed by the newly formed Milli Muslim League (MML), stood third according to the provisional results while PPP’s Faisal Mir was fourth.

Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who ran her mother’s campaign, tweeted following the victory: “Shukar Alhamdolillah a million times ! This was PMLN vs ALL !”

Addressing party workers at the party’s Model Town office, Maryam congratulated PML-N workers and supporters.

Following the PML-N’s victory, party workers celebrated in the constituency and at the party’s headquarters Model Town.

“All the powers which had surrounded Nawaz Sharif were defeated today,” claimed a jubilant Maryam.

However, PTI’s Dr. Yasmin Rashid said she would approach the court against the Election Commission of Pakistan for registering 29,000 bogus votes in the constituency.

The by-election, which began at 8am and largely remained without incident, was seen as a major test for the ruling PML-N after Sharif’s disqualification by the Supreme Court on July 28 in the Panama Papers case.

All polling stations in the constituency were declared sensitive, with police, rangers and army personnel providing security.

Kulsoom win closely contested by-elction of NA-120

LAHORE, Sep18(TNS) Pakistan Muslim League (N) candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sunday won the closely contested by-election of NA- 120 which according to Maryam Nawaz put as was PMLN vs ALL.

According to the unverified and unofficial results PML-N candidate Kulsoom Nawaz received 61,254 votes while Dr Yasmin Rashid got 47,066 votes from the 220 polling stations in the constituency.

Yaqoob Sheikh, an independent candidate backed by the newly formed Milli Muslim League (MML), stood third according to the provisional results while PPP’s Faisal Mir was fourth.

Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who ran her mother’s campaign, tweeted following the victory: “Shukar Alhamdolillah a million times ! This was PMLN vs ALL !”

Addressing party workers at the party’s Model Town office, Maryam congratulated PML-N workers and supporters.

Following the PML-N’s victory, party workers celebrated in the constituency and at the party’s headquarters Model Town.

“All the powers which had surrounded Nawaz Sharif were defeated today,” claimed a jubilant Maryam.

However, PTI’s Dr. Yasmin Rashid said she would approach the court against the Election Commission of Pakistan for registering 29,000 bogus votes in the constituency.

The by-election, which began at 8am and largely remained without incident, was seen as a major test for the ruling PML-N after Sharif’s disqualification by the Supreme Court on July 28 in the Panama Papers case.

All polling stations in the constituency were declared sensitive, with police, rangers and army personnel providing security.