In the wake of one of the most polarising elections in Pakistan to date, citizens went out in their droves to elect their representatives for the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies for the five years.

 

Supporters of Imran, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, celebrate near his residence in Bani Gala during the general election, in Islamabad.  PHOTO: REUTERS

Vote-counting was ongoing on July 25 in a knife-edge general election as former cricket hero sought power on a day marred by a bloody suicide bombing. PHOTO: AFP

Imran’s supporters celebrate during the general election in Islamabad. PHOTO: REUTERS

PTI supporters ride on a motorcycle as they celebrate in Rawalpindi on July 25, 2018, after voting closed in a general election. PHOTO: AFP

PTI celebrate on a street during general election in Islamabad on July 25, 2018. PHOTO:AFP