Official result: PML-N wins NA-44 seat, Badam Zari loses

Published: May 12, 2013
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Badam Zari was the first woman to contest elections from a tribal area. PHOTO: AFP

Badam Zari was the first woman to contest elections from a tribal area. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Shahabuddin Khan won the NA-44 seat in Bajaur Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with 14,990 votes, according to official results announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday.

Jamaat-i-Islami’s candidate Sardar Khan came second with 11,853 votes, while Badam Zari, an independent candidate and the first woman to be contesting from a tribal area, could only summon 140 votes.

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Gul Dad Khan got 7,057 votes.

According to unofficial results, the PML-N is currently leading the elections.

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  • amin gani
    May 12, 2013 - 10:44AM

    Congatulations lovely pakistanis,god bless us all ,we live for ISLAM and PAKISTAN,PAKISTAN ZINDABAD

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