- Musa Gilani bags votes to win Multan seat.
- PPP leader wins with margin of almost 20,000 votes.
- Runner-up Meher Bano Qureshi gets 59,993 votes.
MULTAN/KARACHI: failure of Imran Khan partyPPP candidates Musa Ali Gillani and Abdul Hakim Baluj won in their respective constituencies.
Musa is son of former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gillani – 79,743 points votes in by-elections NA-157 Multan-IV and took a lead of 19 750 as Meher – daughter of PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi – was able to get 59,993. votesunofficial results.
competition in Between the two candidates, Multan was expected, just like almost 10 years ago, in early 2012, Gillani won seat in AN from Multan, which was vacated by Qureshi, who It was joined PTI by that time.
Meanwhile, the PPP Balochs defeated PTI Chairman Imran Khan, receiving 32,567 votes in by-election on armchair HA-237 Malir-II. With almost 10,000 votes less than Baloch, Khan scored 22,493.
At a press conference after an informal results we inYusuf told reporters that he was grateful to the teaching staff for rewarding him son in ticket and praised the PML-N and coalition alliance for supporting Musa.
“I am grateful to PML-N Supreme Leader Nawaz Sharif, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz and PDM Head Maulana Fazlur Rehman,”prime minister said.
Gillani also criticized PTI chairman Khan and said his story led to instability in country.
“What use of participate in elections when [Imran Khan] must resign from other places,” he said, calling people of South Punjab rejects PTI chief’s version.
“This was not a competition between Gillani and the Qureshi clan, instead This was fight against Khan’s story, he said.
former the prime minister said that the leaders need think about the benefits of country, and not about their parties.