Gilgit-Baltistan polls: PTI secures majority after joining of four independent candidates

Gilgit-Baltistan polls: PTI secures majority after joining of four independent candidates

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Gilgit: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has won a majority in the Gilgit-Bali election after joining four independent victory candidates.

According to the details, Wazir Mohamed Salim, Raja Nasir, Mustak Hussein and Haji Abdul Hamid used the polls as independent candidates in the polls .

The total number of PTI seats has been recorded as 13.

On the other hand, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) got four seats, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) grabbed two seats, MWM bagged one seat and independent candidates were declared victorious on three seats in the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly elections held on November 15.

There were 24 seats for the contest but elections were delayed in GBLA-3 following the death of PTI Gilgit-Baltistan President retired Justice Jaffer Shah from coronavirus.

As many as 330 candidates, including four women, contested on 23 seats. At least 1,26,997 fresh voters had used right of vote in general elections of Gilgit-Baltistan.

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