PTI’s Yasir Sultan wins LA-3 Mirpur by-polls by 20142 votes

By: News Desk      Published: 08:40 PM, 10 Oct, 2021
PTI’s Yasir Sultan wins LA-3 Mirpur by-polls by 20142 votes

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Yasir Sultan Chaudhry won the by-elections in LA-3 Mirpur bagging 20,142 votes on Sunday.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Chaudhary Muhammad Saeed remained runner up with 11,608 votes.

TLP candidate Umair Asghar received 3843 votes for the third position and the PPP candidate Chaudhry Ashraf obtained only 1450 votes.

Overall turnout remained 44 per cent in the constituency.    

While the LA-3 Mirpur seat became vacant after the PTI’s candidate Barrister Sultan Mahmood was sworn in as AJK president. There is a total of 148 polling stations with 85,917 registered voters in the concurrency.