Independent candidate successful in PP-78 Jhang by-polls: unofficial results

JHANG: According to unofficial and unconfirmed results, independent candidate Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi emerged successful on Thursday in by-polls at PP-78.

Voting ended at 5:00 pm. Overall the voting process remained peaceful. 

The seat was left vacant after former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz parliamentarian Rashid Yaqoob was disqualified for concealing his assets.

There are 206562 registered voters in the constituency.

For the first time in the city’s history, a transgender also contested in the by-elections.

Mohammad Arif aka Madam Bota competed against 25 other candidates. Tough contest took place between PML-N candidate Azad Nasir and independent candidate Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi.

Out of the 171 polling station in the area 17 had been declared sensitive.

 

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