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Counting of votes underway in Gilgit-Baltistan’s GBA-3 constituency

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Counting of votes underway in Gilgit-Baltistan's GBA-3 constituency

GILGIT: The counting of votes has begun in Gilgit-Baltistan’s GBA-3 constituency after polling ended at 5pm on Sunday.

The polling continued all through the day with none break as numerous individuals forged their votes regardless of chilly climate in Gilgit.

Tight safety measures on the event have been taken in any respect polling stations of the constituency.

Elections couldn’t be held on this constituency on November 15 together with all different constituencies as a result of dying of PTI candidate Jaffar Shah.

In the elections held that day for 23 of the 24 constituencies, PTI bagged 9 seats and the unbiased candidates received seven, whereas PPP and PML-N managed to get three and two, respectively. Meanwhile, JUI-F and MWM secured one seat every.

The PTI is now ready of forming its personal authorities in Gilgit-Baltistan after six profitable unbiased candidates joined the celebration.

Recount in GBA-21 Ghizer-III

Meanwhile, unofficial, preliminary outcomes present {that a} PML-N candidate has received the election within the GBA-21 Ghizer-III constituency of Gilgit-Baltistan the place a recount passed off.

The unofficial outcomes point out that PML-N candidate Ghulam Muhammad has received with 4,908 votes.

PPP’s Mohammad Ayub Shah got here second with 4,000 votes.

Shah had requested a recount of votes of the whole constituency after miscreants picked up poll containers from Gandai polling station.

Votes of the whole constituency shall be counted until tomorrow, Returning Officer GBA-21 Arif Hussain mentioned.

The official consequence shall be introduced solely after the recount is accomplished, the returning officer added.

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