LAHORE: An election tribunal on Friday ordered re-election on the Punjab Assembly seat of PP-253 (Muzaffarghar) after declaring illegal the result of the May 2013 polls held in the constituency.
An independent runner-up candidate Ehsan Ul Haque Ahsan Nolatia of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) had challenged the victory of retired Malik Murtaza of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) in the election held on May 11 last year.
According to the result announced by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in May 2013, an Independent Candidate Malik Ghulam Murtaza Raheem Khar won the seat from PP-253 (Muzaffarghar) with 34988 votes.
The runner up candidate Dr Muhammad Younis Iqbal Chuadhry of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) secured 24304 votes. Voters turnout was 65 percent.
Ghulam Murtaza Raheem after wining the seat joined PML-N.
Complete Result of PP-253 Muzaffar Garh Punjab Assembly Seat
|Ghulam Murtaza Raheem Khar||Independent||34423|
|Muhammad Younas Iqbal||PML-N||23468|
|Ehsan Ul Haque Ahsan Nolatia||PPP-P||16839|
|Abdul Razzaq Khan Kulachi||PTI||4283|
|Mian Sadiq Muhammad||JI||1070|
|Begum Nadia Khalid Khan||PAQP||762|
|Syed Muhammad Shahbaz Ghous||PPP-SB||681|
|Muhammad Safdar Abbas||Independent||524|
|Shafeeq Ur Rehman||APML||432|
|Muhammad Munshi Shahid||Independent||227|
|Muhammad Azeem Raza||Independent||159|
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