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Cantonment board polls: PTI secures 60 seats, PML-N wins 59

LAHORE: 13, SEPTEMBER, 2021: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the leading political party in Karachi Cantonment board election 2021.

It is to be noted that, the polling for the cantonment boards election had commenced on Sunday at 8:00 am in the morning and concluded at 5:00 p.m. 

As many as 1,560 candidates of various political parties along with independent candidates were contested the election. 

According to unofficial results of 212 wards, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf emerged as winner at 60 seats while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) secured 59 seats. The ruling PTI also suffered an upset defeat in Multan.

Independents remained third with 55 seats. Pakistan People’s Party could secure 17 seats.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) got 10 seats and Jamaat-e-Islami got seven seats. 

Awami National Party (ANP) and Balochistan Awami Party grabbed two seats each. 

PML-N won the Cantonment board election in most cities of Punjab including Lahore and Rawalpindi.

It is pertinent to mention here that elections were held on 42 seats of Karachi Cantonment board after an increase of 10 seats. In 2015, elections were held on 32 seats of six wards of the Karachi Cantonment board. (04)

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