Karachi: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) won the National Assembly NA-249 Karachi West 2 by-election on Thursday.
According to unofficial results of all 276 polling stations, Pakistan People’s Party candidate Qadir Khan Mandokhel secured 16,156 votes to win the NA-249 Karachi West-II by-election. PML-N candidate Miftah Ismail got 15,573 votes to remain second.
Nazir Ahmed grabbed 11,126 votes and came third. Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chief Mustafa Kamal got 9,227 votes to remain fourth. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Amjad Afridi secured fifth position by obtaining 8,922 votes.
The Election Commission has made all necessary arrangements to hold the elections in a peaceful manner. The polling starts at 8 am and continues until 5 pm without any interruption.
According to the source, the official presiding over the meeting was instructed to send a picture of Form 45 to the returning official in front of the voting agents of the candidates participating in the contest.