- PPP retains NA-221 seat, profitable the election by a large margin
- Bilawal Bhutto says victory will probably be of the folks in Senate polls as effectively
- The seat had fallen vacant after PPP chief Pir Noor Muhammad Shah Jillani handed away battling coronavirus
THARPARKAR: PPP retained the NA-221 seat by a large margin, bagging over 100,000 votes, whereas the PTI candidate got here in second with simply over 50,000 votes, unofficial outcomes confirmed Monday.
PPP candidate Pir Ameer Ali Shah Jilani acquired 103,502 votes and his rival PTI candidate Nizamuddin Rahimoon acquired 50,570 votes, giving a serious enhance to the ruling PPP which claimed that the Prime Minister Imran Khan-led PTI has been rejected by the folks of Sindh.
The seat had fallen vacant after PPP chief Pir Noor Muhammad Shah Jillani handed away battling coronavirus at a hospital in Karachi.
In accordance with the district returning officer, the constituency has a complete variety of 281,900 votes whereas a complete of 318 polling stations had been arrange within the constituency.
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Out of those 318 polling stations, 95 had been declared extraordinarily delicate whereas 130 had been thought of delicate.
An estimated 2,000 police and Rangers personnel had been stationed exterior the polling stations to make sure security and safety. Polling stations that had been deemed “extremely sensitive” additionally had CCTV cameras put in in them.
‘Better for Imran Khan to resign and go home’
In a press release after the NA-221 victory, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto mentioned that the folks of Tharparkar have proven the mirror to “illegal and incompetent” rulers.
“Recent by-elections were the first test of the selected regime in which Imran Khan has failed in all the four provinces,” the PPP chief mentioned.
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Bilawal mentioned the failure is written of their destiny within the subsequent spherical as effectively and it’s higher for Imran Khan to resign and go dwelling.
“Victory will be of the people in Senate polls as well.”