PML-N wins Khushab’s PP-84 by-election

The Nation  |  May 06, 2021

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has retained PP-84 seat after its candidate won the constituency with a significant margin.

According to unofficial results of 229 polling stations, PML-N’s candidate Moazzam Sher Kallu came on top with 73,081 votes, while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Ali Hussain Baloch came second place, with 62,903 votes.

The seat had fell vacant after the death of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Malik Muhammad Waris Kallo in March.

It merits mention that the Punjab Assembly seat from Khushab fell vacant after the death of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Waris Kalu.

At least eight candidates were in the field and as per Election Commission, 229 polling stations were set up in the constituency for 292,687 registered voters.

At least 14 polling stations were declared sensitive and were monitored with the help of CCTV cameras while 2880 policemen and 600 Rangers performed security duties

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