The Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf secured 25 general seats of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly, trailed by 11 seats won by the PPP, six by PML-N, and one each by two local ideological groups in Sunday’s surveys, it was authoritatively declared on Monday.
The aftereffect of one electorate, LA-16 Bagh-III, was anyway retained as surveying in four of its stations couldn’t be held because of revolting and different reasons, Chief Election Commissioner Abdul Rashid Sulehria said at a press conference in the focal control room in Muzaffarabad, adding that re-surveying at these stations was destined to be held before July 29.
Sulehria said Sunday’s surveying was “all-around quiet” aside from one awful episode in Kotli which guaranteed two lives. He expressed his appreciation to the Pakistan Army, civil-military, AJK’s legal executive, leader, and the Election Commission of Pakistan for their participation in keeping law and control and holding free, reasonable, and fair elections, separately.
Reacting to an inquiry, the CEC said he had not gotten even a solitary composed grievance from any gathering about apparatus. He likewise excused reports that aftereffects of anybody electorate were retained or deferred.
The postponement was caused at times simply because it required some investment to move results [on Form-24] from the far-off provincial areas to the returning officers concerned, he kept up with.
Be that as it may, all directing officers declared outcomes at their station concerned before long the finish of the surveying interaction, he added. Sulehria told the presser that of the 3.22 million electors, as numerous as 1.99m had practiced their entitlement to decide on Sunday, pushing the citizen turnout to 62 percent.
Of the surveyed votes, 17,993 were dismissed, he said. Reacting to an inquiry, election commission part Farhat Ali Mir said the body would make an honest effort to lead the second period of elections, wherein up-and-comers against eight held seats are chosen, before July 29.
To another inquiry, Mir said there was no arrangement in local election laws to welcome international spectators, which was the reason they didn’t welcome anybody. When inquired as to whether the commission had incorporated the number of votes got by the challenging gatherings, he said it wasn’t possible immediately.
The PTI applicants who got triumph were Azhar Sadiq (LA-1), Barrister Sultan Mahmood (LA-3), Chaudhry Arshad Hussain (LA-4), Ali Shan Soni (LA-6), Chaudhry Anwaarul Haqi (LA-7), Zafar Iqbal Malik (LA-8), Chaudhry Akhlaque (LA-11) and Ansar Abdali (LA-13) in Mirpur division; Sardar Tanveer Ilyas (LA-15), Abdul Qayyum Niazi (LA-18), Shahida Saghir (LA-22), Sardar Muhammad Hussain (LA-23) and Faheem Akhtar Rabbani (LA-24) in Poonch division; Khawaja Farooq Ahmed (LA-29), Chaudhry Muhammad Rasheed (LA-30) and Delevan Ali Chughtai (LA-33) from Muzaffarabad division; Riaz Ahmed (LA-34), Chaudhry Maqbool Gujjar (LA-35), Hafiz Hamid Raza (LA-36), Muhammad Akmal Sargala (LA-37), Muhammad Akbar Chaudhry (LA-38), Ghulam Mohiuddin Delevan (LA-41), Muhammad Asim Sharif (LA-42), Javed Butt (LA-43) and Abdul Majid Khan (LA-45) in the Kashmiri evacuees electorates in Pakistan.
The 11 fruitful PPP competitors were Chaudhry Qasim Majeed (LA-2), Javed Iqbal Budhanvi (LA-9), and Chaudhry Muhammad Yasin (from two voting demographics — LA-10 and LA-12) in Mirpur division; Faisal Rathore (LA-17) and Sardar Yaqoob Khan (LA-20) in Poonch division; Mian Abdul Waheed (LA-26), Sardar Javaid Ayub (LA-27), Syed Bazil Ali Naqvi (LA-28) and Chaudhry Latif Akbar (LA-31) in Muzaffarabad division; and Aamir Abdul Ghaffar Lone (LA-40) in Pakistan.
The PML-N’s fruitful competitors were Waqar Ahmed Noor (LA-5) in Mirpur division; Sardar Aamir Altaf (LA-19) in Poonch division; Shah Ghulam Qadir (LA-25) and Raja Farooq Haider (LA-32) in Muzaffarabad division; Raja Muhammad Siddique (LA-39) and Ahmed Raza Qadri (LA-44) in Pakistan.
Other than them, Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan of Muslim Conference and Sardar Hassan Ibrahim of Jammu Kashmir People’s Party were chosen from LA-14 and LA-21, individually, in the Poonch division.
Dissent by PPP Activists
In the meantime, countless PPP activists organized a demonstration outside the workplace of the returning officer in district base camp Hattian Bala on Monday evening to fight what they claimed was control of election brings about LA-32 for Haider, PML-N’s up-and-comer, and the active AJK prime minister.
Haider had challenged two supporters of the Jhelum Valley district; he lost in LA-33 to PTI’s Delevan Ali Chughtai by a long shot. Notwithstanding, in LA-32, his home voting demographic, he got accomplishment over PPP’s Sahibzada Ashfaq Zaffar by an edge of fewer than 300 votes in outcomes pronounced late in the evening.
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Dismissing the outcomes, Zaffar guaranteed that his lead was changed over by the managing officers “related with the prime minister” into a rout with malafide aim. He said he had additionally presented an application for describing votes, however, asserted that the returning officer concerned was showing hesitance.