GDA candidate defeat PPP 2nd time on PS-11 Larkana-II

GDA candidate announced victory celebrations in Larkana on Friday.

By Nazir Siyal
LARKANA: After tough competition on PS-11 Larkana-II constituency during by-election between Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) and Pakistan Peoples  Party (PPP) candidates. GDA candidate won by lead votes. According to unofficial results, GDA candidate Mouzam Ali Khan Abbasi won by total of 31557 votes and PPP candidate Jameel Ahmed Soomro got 2nd position with 26021 votes of 138 polling stations.

It was tight electoral contest between two candidates including Pakistan People’s Party’s Jameel Ahmed Soomro, who is also political secretary of PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Moazzam Ali Khan Abbasi of the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA).

A joint candidate of GDA and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Moazzam Ali Khan Abbasi was also supported by JUI-F here on Thursday, who already had won with total votes 32178 in General elections, while, PPP lady candidate Nida Khuhro secured 21811 in 2018.

It is noted that Moazzam Ali Khan was elected MPA from P.S- 11 District Larkana in the general election 2018 Larkana-II constituency, after defeating Nida Khuhro, the daughter of President PPP Sindh PPP Nisar Khuhro.

Later, the Supreme Court of Pakistan orders null and vide election in PS-11 constituency and election Commission announced by-election on 17th October 2019. Around 4,000 personnel of Pakistan Army, Rangers and police forces also performed the security of by-elections yesterday.

There were 138 polling stations set up in the constituency with 152,614 registered voters including 83,106 male and 69,598 female voters. 20 out of 138 polling stations declared highly sensitive and 50 had declared sensitive in the PS-11 Larkana-II.

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