Senate election 2021: 'Democracy is the best revenge'

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz lauded the victory of PDM’s joint candidate Yousuf Raza Gillani in the Senate election.

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto in his statement on twitter after PDM’s joint candidate Yousuf Razaq Gillani’s victory in the senate elections said ‘Democracy is the best revenge’.

 

On the other hand PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz while congratulating Yousuf Raza Gillani on winning Senate election said that the people of Daska took revenge for the theft of votes in 2018 general elections and today the people s representatives took revenge for snatching the election of Chairman Senate.

 

She said most importantly, the people and their representatives refused to be intimidated.

Earlier PPP candidate Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani won the Senate election for general seat from the federal capital Islamabad.

Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani defeated Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh by securing 169 votes, while the latter got 164 votes.

Total votes polled for the general seat were 340, while seven votes were rejected.