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ECP declares PP-78 final results

JHANG: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has declared official result of by-election in PP-78, held on Thursday, December 1.

As per results, an independent candidate Maulana Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi has been declared successful with 48,563 votes.

A notification, issued here by District Election Commissioner/ Returning Officer Tanvirul Hassan Langah, stated that out of total 118,627 male voters 57,611 used their right to vote, while out of 97,935 female voters 37,925 voters cast their vote.

He said 1,794 votes were rejected and total turnout remained 44.11 per cent.

The notification said that Haji Azad Naser Ansari of the Pakistan Muslim League-N got 35,471 votes, Sarfraz Rabbani of the Pakistan People’s Party secured 3,924 votes, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Arfa Majeed 2,845 votes, Pakistan Awami Tehreek candidate Nasim Qadri got 846 votes and Muhammad Arif got 78 votes. – APP