The candidate from the united opposition, Farzand Ali Khan Wazir managed to get only 31 votes.
The announcement was made by PTI chief organiser Saifullah Niazi and requested returning officer (RO) to allot electoral sign of the ruling party to Zeeshan Khanzada.
LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) backed independent candidate Dr Asad Ashraf won the Senate by-election held at Punjab Assembly with 298 votes. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Dr Zarqa Taimur secured 38 votes in the upper house by-poll. The Senate seat from Punjab fell vacant after Nehal Hashmi’s disqualification. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had declared the PML-N Senate candidates as independent in the aftermath of the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s ruling over the petitions challenging…