Vote recount in NA-249 by-polls continues on second day despite objections

PTI, TLP eyeing political alliance in NA-249 by-election


Karachi: The new political alliance between the ruling parties Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) will be in the upcoming NA-249 midterm elections soon. After the NA-249 seat was vacated, newly elected Senator Faisal Vawda resigned as MNA.

According to details, the possible tie up for NA-249 by-election was discussed between PTI Karachi and TLP leadership during a telephonic conversation on Thursday. Both parties are considering fielding a joint candidate for the seat.

In the 2018 election, former MNA Faisal Vawda defeated PML-N President Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in NA-249. Vawda received more than 35,000 votes, edging out Shehbaz Sharif who received over 34,000 votes. Mufti Abid Mubarak of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan came in third, securing more than 23,000 votes.

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