Nawaz Khan Naji wins G-B by-elections

Published: April 29, 2011

PPP, PML-N compete head on in Ghizer 1 polls.

Nawaz Khan Naji from the Balawarastan National Front won the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly by-elections in the L-A 19 constituency of Ghazar on Friday.

Nawaz Khan Naji bagged 8,360 votes to be declared the winner.

The Pakistan People’s Party’s engineer Ismail secured 3,960 votes - and the PML-N’s Karim Ahmed could only manage to get 4,065 votes.

The seat was vacated after the member of Legislative Assembly Karam Ali Shah was appointed Gilgit-Baltistan Governor.



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