By-election: PPP defeats PTI in Multan
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The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has lost the Multan National Assembly seat to the Pakistan People’s Party, 24NewsHD TV channel reports.
PPP candidate Ali Musa Gilani, the son of former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, beat Mehr Bano Qureshi the daughter of former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
Musa secured 79,743 votes while Mehr Bano bagged 59,993 votes in the by-election in the NA 157 constituency of Multan.
In the 2018 general election, the PTI won this seat by beating Musa Gilani.
The PTI fielded ex-FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi's son Zain Qureshi in the general election.
In the fresh polls, Ali Musa defeated Meher Bano by 20,000 votes.