By elections for choosing right member of National Assembly for constituency NA-120, Lahore, Pakistan were held yesterday. NA-120 seat went vacant after dis qualification of Ex Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
A very energetic and crowded election campaign were conducted by candidates for more than a month. Candidates tried their best to get votes as much as they can. more than 40 candidates from different parties and independent seats took part in election campaign. Some also step backward in favor of other candidates. A very tough competition was held among Pakistan Muslim League (N), Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf and Tehreek labbyak Pakistan candidates.
According to final results Pakistan Muslim League (N) candidate Kalsoom Nawaz was declared as winner with 61,745 votes. Pakistan tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Yasmeen Rashid stood second 47,099 votes and Tehreek Labbyak Pakistan candidate stood Sheikh Azhar Hussain Rizvi stood third with 7130 as total votes. Sudden raise in popularity and growth of Tehreek Labbyak Pakistan has given a grief attack to other contestants in constituency.
According to election commission of Pakistan there are 321,786 Total number of registered voters out of which 179642 are Male and 142144 are Female. 220 Polling stations were setup for voters to cast votes. Bio Metric verification was also used in 39 polling stations on trial basis and it is assumed that Bio Metric verification will be used in future elections too. Total votes casted yesterday are 126860( Male 80944, female 45916) 1,731 votes were cancelled due to different issues. A turn over 39.42% were observed.
Below is detailed list of voters and casted votes.
|S.No||Candidate Name;||Political party||Votes gained|
|02||Arshad Mehmood Butt||Independent||10|
|03||Amir Bahadur Khan Hoti||ANP||26|
|04||Inam Ullah khan||Independent||31|
|06||Professor tayyeb jamil Asghar khizri||Independent||42|
|07||Parvez Akhtar Gujjar||Independent||8|
|09||Chaudhary Husnain Gondal Advocate||Independent||7|
|10||Chaudhary Abid Hussain Chadhar||Pakistan Muslim League Council||15|
|11||Chaudhary Liquat Abbas bhatti||Independent||5|
|12||Hafiz Khalid Waleed||Independent||3|
|13||Hafiz Mian nauman||Independent||8|
|14||Dr. Mirza Muhammad Ashraf Baig||Tehreek Tahafuz e Pakistan||76|
|15||Dr. Yasmeen Rashid||Pakistan Tehreek Insaf||47,099|
|16||Rohi Bano Khokhar||Independent||10|
|18||Sardar Michael Faris Ghareeb zada||Independent||8|
|21||Sayed Muhammad Shakeed Shah Gillani||Pakistan People Party (SB)||11|
|22||Syed M Waseem||Independent||8|
|23||Sheikh Azhar Hussain Rizvi||Tehreek labbyak Pakistan||7,130|
|24||Zia Ud din Ansari||Jamat e Islami||592|
|25||Abdul Rehman Mehmood||Independent||17|
|27||Ata Muhammad Qasoori||Pakistan Falah Party||15|
|28||Allama Mehar Ghulam Shabbir Siyal Advocate||Independent||17|
|29||Faisal Mir||Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian||1414|
|31||Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif||Pakistan Muslim League (N)||61,745|
|32||Muhammad Ashfaq malik||Independent||92|
|33||Muhammad Zubair Khan Niazi||Independent||534|
|34||Muhammad Naveed Nawaz||Independent||33|
|35||Muhammad Hadi Shah||Independent||38|
|36||Muhammad Yaqoob Sheikh||Independent||5822|
|37||Malik Munsif Awan||Pakistan Justice Party||58|
|38||Mian Laiq Ur Rehman||Independent||4|
|40||Nadeem Hafeez Khan||Independent||7|
|41||Nawab doctor Amber Shahzad||Independent||7|
|42||Noor Naim Khan||Independent||5|
|43||Yasir Islam Sheikh||Independent||4|
These are results that we collected from our different sources. These results are not accurate and final yet. For complete accurate results, please wait for Election Commission of Pakistan press release. These results may contain minor mistakes.
Following are top 3 candidates according to above results.
1- Kalsoom Nawaz (Pakistan Muslim League N) – 61,745 Votes,
2- Dr. Yasmeen Rashid (Pakistan Tehreek Insaf) – 47,099 Votes
3- Sheikh Azhar Hussain Rizvi (Tehreek labbyak Pakistan) – 7,130 Votes
From above results, all local and international news papers, news caster and politicians felt a huge surprise shock. They were not expecting Tehreek Labbyak Pakistan candidate on number 3. Also Pakistan People Party who claims to be largest political party in Pakistan is at no 5.