PML-N’s Maryam Nawaz clinches Lahore’s PP-189


In first major victory, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief organiser Maryam Nawaz bagged Lahore s PP-189 seat with 23,598 votes.

According to unofficial results received from all polling stations, Maryam Nawaz defeated PTI-backed independent candidate Sharafat Ali Khan, who managed to get 21,491 votes..

Meanwhile, PML-N is set to face major upset as PTI-backed candidate Rehana Dar, mother of Usman Dar, is leading with a healthy margin against Khawaja Asif in Sialkot s NA-71.

According to unofficial results of 353 polling stations, Rehana Dar was in lead with 131,615 votes while Khawaja Asif was in second position with 82,615 votes.

A daylong polling process concluded on Thursday for the General Election 2024 overall in a peaceful manner, with active participation from all age group voters who came out in droves to elect candidates of their choice.

The polling started simultaneously across the country at 8 am and continued till 5 pm without any break to provide maximum time to citizens to exercise their right to vote enshrined in the constitution.

Read More: Pakistan General Elections 2024 Live Results and Updates

The voters present in the premises of the polling stations at the poll-ending time were allowed to cast their votes, said a spokesperson for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

According to the ECP, over 128 million registered voters were scheduled to exercise their democratic right by casting votes for candidates participating in elections for the national and provincial legislatures.

The polling was held for 265 seats of the National Assembly and 590 seats of provincial assemblies. The voting took place on 51 seats of the Balochistan Assembly, 128 out of 130 seats of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, 296 out of 297 seats of the Punjab Assembly and 130 seats of the Sindh Assembly.

The polling was held in 855 constituencies out of 859 however due to the death of the candidate, voting will not be held in NA 8, PP 266, PK 22 and PK 91.

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