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Imran Khan's party wins most seats in PoK legislative elections

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf got a simple majority to form the government without support of any other party
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Reuters   |   Muzaffarabad   |   Published 27.07.21, 12:09 AM

The ruling party of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan won a majority of seats in the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir’s regional assembly, the head of the election commission announced on Monday.

Khan’s Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf won 25 seats in the 45-seat assembly in the poll, Chief Election Commissioner Abdul Rashid Sulehria said.

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The Pakistan People’s Party of former Premier late Benazir Bhutto secured 11 seats, while the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took just six seats. Outgoing Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider contested two seats, losing one and winning the other by 300 votes.



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