Raja Farooq, three ex-PMs win their seats in AJK polls
Three former and the outgoing prime minister of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) succeeded in winning their seats in elections to the (AJK) assembly held yesterday (Sunday, July 25), reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday.
Similarly, Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Chaudhry Muhammad Yasin, who was the opposition leader in the last state assembly, once again became member of the AJK legislative assembly while Sardar Tanveer Ilyas won his seat from Bagh.
PPP’s Sardar Yaqub Khan, former AJK president and former prime minister, was ahead of his opponent as per the results received till the filing of this report.
Zafar, who was the runner-up, got 15,204 votes, while Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Zeeshan Haider stood third after bagging 9,0016 votes. However, PTI’s Diwan Ali Chugtai won the LA 33 seat.
According to the unofficial results of LA 21, Pooch 4, PPP AJK candidate Hassan Ibrahim remained successful after securing 8,205 votes.