Pakistan

LAHORE – Despite bagging success in by-polls at Lahore’s NA-120 constituency, Maryam Nawaz has reacted as if she is not satisfied with the results and called it an alarming situation, suggests a video clip broadcast by a private news channel.

In the leaked video, she is holding  a conversation with her media team after the unofficial results have been announced declaring victory of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

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According to the news channel, Maryam has said that decreased number of votes is an alarming situation for the party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

In the video, Maryam can be heard as saying: “Saad bhai we need to hold introspection if these (NA-120) result are true”.

However, she took to Twitter as saying, “Shukar Alhamdolillah a million times ! This was PMLN vs ALL !”.

Giving a margin of 14,664 votes to rival PTI’s Dr Yasmin Rashid, Kulsoom Nawaz of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz claimed victory in the high-octane by-election in Lahore’s NA-120 constituency on Sunday.

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Returning officer Mian Shaid Shahid while announcing unofficial and unverified results said that Kulsoom had bagged 61,745 votes, while Dr Yasmin Rashid managed to secured 47,099.
PPP’s candidate Faisal Mir attained 1414 votes, Milli Muslim League’s supported candidate Yaqoob Sheikh received 5,822 votes and Jamat e Islami’s Ziauddin Ansari received 592 votes.
Total turnover has been recorded at 39.42 per cent, while total number of cast votes stood at   126,860, the returning officer announced, adding that 1,731 votes has been rejected.