Shehbaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz Congratulate Party On Its Victory in NA 154

Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz have congratulated the party on its victory in NA 154 by-elections and added that the people have proven that they support PML-N’s policies leadership.

The chief minister added that politics of sit-ins and disorder has been defeated and such politics have no place in the country.

Daughter of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, posted on social media that conspiracies against her father have been turned into his strength by God.

She added that if the people’s decision, when disrespected, becomes even stronger. “If their prime minister is removed, they too take notice,” said Maryam on Twitter.

Earlier, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won the by-polls for the constituency of NA-154 Lodhran with clear cut majority and modest margin.

According to unofficial and unconfirmed results from all 338 polling stations, PML-N’s Iqbal Shah managed to attain 112,730 votes, while his competitor, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s Ali Tareen, contesting his first election on his father’s seat, attained 85,326 votes.

The seat fell vacant in the wake of the disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen by the Supreme Court in December 2017.

The government had deployed 4,000 security personnel, including army personnel, in the constituency in view of avoiding any unforeseen development and to ensure free and fair conduct.


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