Gilgit Baltistan Election 2020
PTI wins over PPP in recount
Gilgit: PTI candidate Fatehullah Khan on Friday emerged victorious in a recount on the GBA-2 (Gilgit II) constituency.
Unofficial results shared by a returning officer put Khan ahead of PPP's Jamil Ahmed by 96 votes. The recount was conducted after the PPP leader challenged the election result.
A total of 24 candidates were contesting in this constituency - 14 of them were independents.
CEC GB withdraws for fresh Poll
at C-Class dispensary just(female)
Chief Election Commissioner has withdrawn his order of conducting fresh poll at polling station C-Class Dispensary Jutt (Female) due to deteriorating law and order situation in Diamer district.
Earlier, the Chief Election Commissioner had directed fresh poll at polling station C-Class Dispensary Jutt (Female) Of GBA-17, Diamer 3 on Sunday as the women voters were restrained to vote through implied agreement.
The application for the polling was submitted by PTI’s Haider Khan. JUI’s Rehmat Khaliq was leading in this constituency.
Meanwhile counting process in GBA 2 ended but so far no results came out as Returning officers GBA 2 suggested to Chief Election Commissioner GB to forensic verification of postal ballot papers of all contesting candidates in the constituency, reports APP.