UMERKOT: PPP candidate Ameer Ali Shah is main the by-polls in PS-52 (Umerkot-II), Geo Information reported on Monday.
Unofficial outcomes popping out of 104 polling stations present Shah main with over 47,000 votes in opposition to GDA’s Arbab Ghulam Rahim – who has bagged practically 22,000 votes.
The provincial meeting seat fell vacant after PPP chief Syed Ali Mardan Shah died of a cardiac arrest on January 19, 2019. The Election Fee of Pakistan had introduced a by-polls schedule for the seat but it surely needed to be postponed as a result of novel coronavirus pandemic.
Though there are 12 candidates contesting the Umerkot seat, fierce competitors is predicted between the PPP and GDA.
The fee stated a complete of 153,935 voters, 83,127 males and 70,808 females, are registered to forged votes throughout 128 polling stations.
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