PTI wins Sialkot by-election
After a close contest in Sialkot PP-38 by-polls, ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Ahsan Saleem Baryar unofficially won with a margin of 7,117 votes on Wednesday.
الحمداللہ— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) July 28, 2021
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According to 24NewsHD TV channel, the PTI candidate bagged total 60,588 votes against Tariq Subhani of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz who received 53,471 votes in the by-elections.
PTI workers started celebrations at their election campaign offices across the constituency and distributed sweets to the supporters and other citizens.
The PTI candidate retained his lead over the PML-N candidate almost in all 165 polling stations in the constituency.
In the polling station-18 Aakiwali, PTI candidate Ashan Saleem Baryar bagged 295 votes against PML-N’s Tariq Subhani who received 198 votes only.
In the polling station-87 Badianwali, PML-N bagged 303 votes against PTI’s 370 votes only.
وزیراعظم عمران خان پر قوم کا اعتماد ہر گزرتے دن کیساتھ مضبوط تر ہوتا جا رہا ہے جبکہ نون لیگ کا بیانیہ اپنے آبائی حلقوں میں بھی بری طرح مات کھا رہا ہے۔— Muhammad Faizan Yasin (@faizanMFY) July 28, 2021
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In the polling station-144 Tejur Tarokanah, PTI received 289 votes and PML-N got 137 votes only.
In the polling station of Government Girls Primary School Jajjay Ram Das, PTI obtained 339 votes and PML-N got 220 votes.
In the polling station of the Charand area, PML-N bagged 957 votes and PTI’s received 262 votes only.
In the polling station-142 Dalowali, PTI received 382 votes and PML-N got 278 votes only.
Earlier, the polling time was concluded at 5 pm and the count of votes has begun in the provincial constituency of Sialkot PP-38 by-elections.
As per the ECP schedule, the polling was stopped in the constituency at sharp 5 pm after continuing in a smooth and peaceful atmosphere all day.
Soon after ending the polling time, the presiding officers of all the polling stations in PP-38 shut the doors and started the votes counting process in the presence of the candidates’ agents to maintain transparency in the by-polls.
During the polling time, the constituency received heavy rain but the election process remained continued and it was also observed that the voters cast their votes with a good ratio.
Reporters: Rana Shehzad, Mian Ishfaq, Zahid Rana