NA-75 Daska: Returning officer withholds by-poll result
Results of 23 polling stations in NA-75 were delayed.
DASKA (Dunya News) – The returning officer in NA-75 Daska has on Saturday withheld by-poll result and the final outcome will now be announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
According to the unofficial results of 337 polling stations, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Nosheen Iftikhar (97,588 votes) was leading Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Ali Asjad Malhi (94,541 votes). However, results of 23 polling stations were delayed.
Let it be known that the seat of NA-75 Tehsil Daska, District Sialkot was vacated after the death of PML-N’s MNA Syed Iftikhar-ud-Din in August 2020. PML-N gave ticket to his daughter, Nosheen Iftikhar, in the by-election.
On the other hand, PML-N has bagged PK-63 Nowshera and PP-51 Wazirabad seats while ruling PTI has won NA-45 Kurram as per the unofficial results of the by-elections which were held on February 19.
According to unofficial results of all 162 polling stations, PML-N candidate Begum Talat Manzoor secured 53,903 votes to win the PP-51 Wazirabad by-election while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Muhammad Yousuf remained second by bagging 48,484 votes.
According to the sources of the election commission, PML-N’s Ikhtiar Wali has won the by-election in PK-63 Nowshera, with 21,122 votes while PTI’s Mian Umar was able to secure only 17,023 votes.
According to unofficial results, PTI candidate Malik Fakhar Zaman secured 16,313 votes to win the NA-45-Kurram by-election while independent candidate Syed Jamal bagged 14,228 votes. Malik Jamil Khan of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, which won the constituency in 2018 general election, came third with 14,342 votes.