Election Tribunal Announces Re-election in PP-253

Election Tribunal Announces Re-election in PP-253 | PakistanTribe.com

Election Tribunal Announces Re-election in PP-253 | PakistanTribe.com

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

Candidate Name Party Votes
Ghulam Murtaza Raheem Khar Independent 34423
Muhammad Younas Iqbal PML-N 23468
Ehsan Ul Haque Ahsan Nolatia PPP-P 16839
Muhammad Afzal Independent 4732
Abdul Razzaq Khan Kulachi PTI 4283
Mian Sadiq Muhammad JI 1070
Abdul Majeed Independent 934
Begum Nadia Khalid Khan PAQP 762
Syed Muhammad Shahbaz Ghous PPP-SB 681
Ghulam Mustafa TTP 574
Muhammad Safdar Abbas Independent 524
Muhammad Ramzan Independent 438
Shafeeq Ur Rehman APML 432
Ghulam Shabber MDM 381
Muhammad Tanveer MQM 275
Muhammad Munshi Shahid Independent 227
Muhammad Azeem Raza Independent 159
Sooba Khan Independent 100

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