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Unofficial results: PTI emerges victorious in NA-247, PS-111; ANP wins PK-71 by-polls

KARACHI/PESHAWAR: By-elections for one national and two provincial assembly constituencies were held in Karachi and Peshawar on Sunday, ARY News reported. Voters cast their ballots in the by-polls for the National Assembly constituency of NA-247 Karachi and the provincial assembly seats PS-111 Karachi and PK-71 Peshawar. The voting process in all three constituencies started at 8AM and continued until 5PM without any break. The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged victorious on NA-247 and PS-111 with both its…

Second round of by-polls: Polling concludes peacefully in one national, two provincial assembly constituencies

KARACHI: Polling for by-elections in one national and two provincial assembly constituencies in concluded peacefully in Karachi and Peshawar, ARY News reported on Sunday. The voting process in all three constituencies started at 8AM and continued until 5PM without any break. A total of 858,866 male and female voters were eligible to cast their ballots in the by-polls for the National Assembly constituency of NA-247 Karachi and the provincial assembly seats PS-111 Karachi and PK-71 Peshawar. According to the…

By-polls on one national, two provincial assembly seats today

KARACHI/PESHAWAR: By-polls will be held on one national assembly and two provincial assembly seats on on Sunday (today). A total of 858,866 male and female voters will be eligible to cast their ballots in the by-polls for the National Assembly constituency of NA-247 Karachi and the provincial assembly seats PS-111 Karachi and PK-71 Peshawar. The three seats were vacated after the candidates elected on them in the July 25 general elections tendered their resignations. All three of the winners belonged to the Pakistan…

Security plan devised for by-election on two Karachi seats

KARACHI: The law enforcement agencies have chalked out a security plan for by-election on Karachi’s NA-247 and PS-111 scheduled for Sunday (tomorrow). As per details, as many as 4,280 security personnel will be deployed at 240 polling stations set up in these two constituencies. Out of the total, 191 polling stations have been declared sensitive. CCTV cameras will be installed at all sensitive polling stations, according to SSP Samiullah. The National Assembly seat (NA-247) was vacated by Dr Arif Alvi after his…

PPP fields TV artiste in by-poll on seat vacated by President Arif Alvi

KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has fielded TV artiste Qaiser Khan Nizamani in by-poll on a National Assembly seat vacated by President Arif Alvi. President Arif Alvi vacated NA-247, Karachi (South II), after he was elected to the top constitutional office of the head of state. The PPP has awarded party ticket to Qaiser Khan Nizamani to contest the October 21 by-election on the National Assembly seat. PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari gave the go-ahead to the issuance of ticket to the TV artiste. Mr…

Angry voter confronts PTI’s Arif Alvi during election campaign

KARACHI: Several politicians across the country are facing hostile public while visiting their constituencies during the ongoing election campaign. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Arif Alvi found himself in a similar situation while campaigning in the NA-247 constituency. Alvi, who is also the party's Sindh president, was elected from the constituency in 2013 general elections. An angry resident confronted him asking the lawmaker has done for the year, and is visiting after five years to seek vote. "Do you recognise…