PTI leads in cantonment board elections

Unconfirmed and unofficial results of the local body elections of cantonment boards continue to come out, according to which so far Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is leading with 61 seats while PML-N is in second place with 53 seats. 

51 independent candidates have also won in the elections while Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has won 16 seats and 10 candidates of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, 5 candidates of Jamaat-e-Islami, 2 candidates of BAP and 2 candidates of Awami National Party have won.

In Punjab, PML-N has the upper hand, PML-N is leading with 44 seats, independent candidate is second with 31 seats and PTI is third with 27 seats.

The most interesting results came from Lahore and Rawalpindi, where the PTI suffered a crushing defeat.

In Lahore, Walton and Lahore Cantt were won by PML-N. In Chaklala Cantt, PTI also lost upset. In Wah Cantt, PML-N won eight out of ten seats and dealt a major blow to PTI.

In Gujranwala, PTI won six out of ten seats and defeated PML-N. In Bahawalpur, Jhelum and Kharian, PTI took the field, while Multan Cantt won nine out of ten seats by independent candidates.

In Sindh, fierce competition is going on between PPP, MQM and PTI. MQM did well in Hyderabad Cantt and won seven out of ten seats here.

The PPP won both the seats in Manohra Cantt. The PML-N and the PPP won two of the five seats in Korangi Creek Cantt.

In the unofficial preliminary results of Clifton Cantonment Board Ward 2, Mohammad Imran Sheikh of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf won with 208 votes while Mohammad Manzoor of Jamaat-e-Islami came second with 116 votes.

According to the unofficial preliminary results of Clifton Cantonment Board Ward 9, Abdul Hameed Baloch of PPP won with 2058 votes while Arif Anwar Niazi of PTI came second with 800 votes.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, unofficial, unconfirmed results of all 37 wards of the Cantonment Board came to light.

In the unofficial and unconfirmed results, 18 candidates of the ruling party PTI have won.

According to the results, 9 independent candidates, 5 from PML-N and 3 from PPP have won in the cantonment board elections of the province.

In Balochistan, four independent candidates won the cantonment board elections in Quetta, Zhob and Loralai. According to unconfirmed and unofficial results, PTI won three seats and Balochistan Awami Party won two seats.

According to the unofficial results of Walton Cantonment Board Ward No. 2 polling station No. 86, PTI’s Chaudhry Siam is leading with 125 votes while PML-N’s Qari Muhammad Hanif is second with 75 votes.

According to the unofficial and unconfirmed results of the cantonment board ward in Bannu, independent candidate Jamshed Mohi-ud-Din is at the first position with 444 votes while Naeem Gul of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islami is at the second position with 348 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Ward 1 of Kohat Cantonment Board, Mohsin Atiq of PTI won with 348 votes while Shahriar Khan of PPP came second with 343 votes. Independent candidate according to unofficial preliminary results in Kohat Cantonment Board Ward 3 Sufyan Rehman won with 1070 votes while independent candidate Shaukat Nawaz came second with 457 votes.

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According to the unofficial preliminary results of Cantonment Board Ward 2 in Dera Ismail Khan, Kifayatullah Khan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won with 325 votes and independent candidate Malik Muhammad Riaz came second with 83 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Gujranwala Cantonment Board Ward 1, Qamar Ali of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won with 2431 votes, while Sabir Ali of PML-N came second with 1659 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Gujranwala Cantonment Board Ward 5, independent candidate Chaudhry Muhammad Kashif Hafeez won with 1411 votes while independent candidate Amir Butt Akhtar came second with 1185 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Gujranwala Cantonment Board Ward 10, PTI candidate Ghulam Mujtaba won with 662 votes and PML-N’s Tahir Farooq came second with 296 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Okara Cantonment Board Ward 1, Muhammad Shehzad Shafi of PTI won with 2299 votes, while Muhammad Ilyas of PPP is in second place with 817 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Okara Cantonment Board Ward 2, independent candidate Umair Khadim won with 641 votes while independent candidate Masood Ahmad Mirza came second with 341 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Okara Cantonment Board Ward 5, independent candidate Iqbal Hussain Shah won with 1773 votes and PTI’s Naveed Mushtaq came second with 1171 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Multan Cantonment Board Ward 2, independent candidate Ghulam Jilani Sheikh won with 158 votes and Khalil Ahmed of PTI came second with 131 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Multan Cantonment Board Ward 4, independent candidate Sheikh Abdul Waheed won with 929 votes, while Syed Ahmed Moni of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf came second with 316 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Multan Cantonment Board Ward 5, independent candidate Malik Bilal won with 1229 votes while independent candidate Humayun Akbar came second with 1115 votes.

Multan Cantonment Board Ward 6, according to unofficial preliminary results, independent candidate Sana Akbar won with 156 votes and independent candidate Muhammad Arif Raza came second with 128 votes.

According to the unofficial preliminary results of Bahawalpur Cantonment Board Ward 2, PML-N’s Abdul Malik won with 242 votes while PTI’s Muhammad Ijaz came second with 139 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Dera Ismail Khan Cantonment Board Ward 1, Anwar Ali of PTI won with 75 votes while Ghulam Sarwar of PML-N came second with 34 votes.

In the unofficial preliminary result of Mangla Cantonment Board Ward 2, independent candidate Muhammad Hussain won with 552 votes, while independent candidate Shakeel Ahmed came second with 549 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Loralai Cantonment Board Ward 1, independent candidate Waheed Khan won with 225 votes, while independent candidate Zarif Khan came second with 203 votes.

According to the unofficial preliminary results of Taxila Cantonment Board Ward 1, Abid Hussain of PML-N won with 738 votes while Yasir Mahmood of PTI is at the second position with 268 votes.

According to the unofficial preliminary results of Taxila Cantonment Board Ward 2, PML-N’s Ghulam Dastgir won with 439 votes and PTI candidate Munawar Khan came second with 378 votes.

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In the unofficial preliminary results of Kharian Cantonment Board Ward 1, Ghulam Ahmed of PTI won with 650 votes and Shakeel Ahmed of PML-Q came second with 485 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Kharian Cantonment Board Ward 2, Naseer Ahmed Butt of PTI won with 613 votes and Mohammad Sadaqat Taswar of PML-N came second with 322 votes.

In the unofficial preliminary results of Peshawar Cantonment Board Ward 1, independent candidate Noman Farooq won with 705 votes and Momin Rashid Garwara of PTI came second with 193 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Havelian Cantonment Board Ward 2, PML-N’s Sardar Syed has won with 990 votes and independent candidate Liaquat Khan is at the second position with 716 votes.

According to the unofficial preliminary results of Abbottabad Cantonment Board Ward 4, PML-N’s Bidar Bakht won with 1554 votes while independent candidate Nazakat Khan came second with 1093 votes.

According to the unofficial preliminary results of Abbottabad Cantonment Board Ward 5, PPP’s Fawad Ali Jadoon won with 637 votes, while PTI’s Faheem Gul Awan came second with 547 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Ward 10 of Abbottabad Cantonment Board, PML-N’s Nabil Ashraf won with 1083 votes while PTI’s Ejaz Ahmad Khan Jadoon is at the second position with 898 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results in Hyderabad’s Cantonment Board Ward 2, Abid Hussain of Muttahida Qaumi Movement won with 927 votes while Rashid Mahmood of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf came second with 528 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Hyderabad Cantonment Board Ward 7, Irfan Ali Khan of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) won with 934 votes while Muhammad Faisal of Tehreek-e-Lubaik Pakistan came second with 263 votes.

According to unofficial preliminary results of Cantonment Board Ward 10 in Hyderabad, Shah Hussain Bukhari of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has won with 496 votes while Abdul Shakoor of PPP came second with 251 votes.

According to the unofficial preliminary results of Risalpur Cantonment Board Ward 1, Waqar Ahmed of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won with 300 votes, while independent candidate Usman Khan Khalil came second with 201 votes.

Fifteen hundred and seventy-nine candidates are contesting in 205 wards of 41 cantonment boards. Presiding officers will announce the results at the polling stations after counting.

All polling agents and candidates will receive a copy of the result from the Presiding Officers.

Election Commission orders deportation of Ali Zaidi

The Election Commission has issued orders to deport Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi.

The District Election Commissioner has said that Ali Zaidi has violated the election rules, on which he has been ordered to be expelled from the constituency.

The district election commissioner added that Ali Zaidi had created problems for voters, and that law enforcement agencies should remove the federal minister.

According to the Election Commission, a person holding an elected office cannot visit a polling station.

I challenge the Election Commission to tell me about the visited polling station, Ali Zaidi

On the other hand, Federal Minister Ali Zaidi said that he did not go to any polling station except to cast his vote in the cantonment election.

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In his statement, Ali Zaidi said that if the violation is proved, he will resign as a minister and a member of the National Assembly.

Ali Zaidi asked whether the district election commissioner would apologize if it was proved wrong.

The cantonment board elections in Karachi were marred by irregularities due to various reasons and the voting process was slow.

In Karachi Cantonment Board, disorder was seen in the polling station near Kala Pul.

Even after casting their vote, the polling agent protested against the presence of voters in the polling station, after which the concerned voters walked out after the intervention of the presiding officer.

Polling at polling stations in Manora Cantonment Board was slow, with about 50 to 60 votes cast in both polling stations.

The number of registered voters in 2 polling stations of Ward 1 of Manora Cantonment Board is close to 1200.

Meanwhile, voting process in Faisal Cantonment Board Ward 1 started late.

Polling agents and media representatives found it difficult to enter the polling station at Kulsoom Bai Walika School.

During the polling in connection with the cantonment board elections, two fake polling agents were arrested from Ward No. 4 of Clifton Cantonment Board in Karachi.

According to Clifton Cantonment Board officials, the arrested fake polling agents were present at the polling station without any verification documents.

He added that the two fake polling agents were inside the women’s polling station in Ward No. 4 of the Clifton Cantonment Board.

Clifton Cantonment Board officials also say fake polling agents have been arrested and handed over to police.

In Karachi itself, PPP candidate Nasir Sheikh has protested against the arrival of MNA Fahim Khan of ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Bhattai Colony, Ward No. 3 of Korangi Cantonment.

PTI MNA Fahim Khan reached Ward 3 Bhattai Colony of Korangi Cantonment.

PPP candidate Nasir Sheikh has accused PTI MNA of interfering in polling and has protested.

Due to the protest, the situation at the polling station remained tense for some time, after which MNA Fahim Khan left and the situation returned to normal.

Meanwhile, a quarrel broke out at the polling station of Ward No. 4 of Multan Cantonment Board due to breaking of voters’ line.

According to police, a voter was trying to cast his vote by breaking the line due to rush. The polling process was not affected by the quarrel.

This was followed by another scuffle at the same polling station in Ward No. 4, which temporarily halted the polling process.

The police removed elephant voters from the boundaries of the polling station, after which the polling process started again.

During the cantonment board elections, there is tension outside the women’s polling station in Ward No. 2 of Sialkot.

The tense situation in Sialkot came to light when workers of two political parties came face to face.

Activists from both parties accused each other of rigging and chanted slogans.

It should be noted that the voting process for the cantonment board elections across the country continued till 5 o’clock, a large number of voters came out of their homes to cast their votes.