Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party is leading in 119 seats in the 11th general elections of Pakistan, while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is leading in 61 seats, while Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has taken lead in 40 out of a total of 272 seats.
In NA-53 Islamabad-II constituency, Khan is leading with 7,440 votes over former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who has garnered 3,010 votes. Voting began at 8 am (local time) on Wednesday, during which most of Pakistan’s 106 million people came out to cast their votes.
Polling took place in the country’s 85,307 polling stations, out of which 17,007 were declared as “highly sensitive.” A bomb attack has left more than 31 people dead and over 30 injured on the outskirts of Quetta, Balochistan province’s capital.
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The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday said that results of the general elections were delayed due to a software error. The ECP was also accused of conducting rigged elections due to non-provision of Form 45, a sheet containing the final vote tally at each polling station.