LG Polls: (PML-N bags 1,193 seats in Punjab)

November 1, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: PML-N is likely to head local governments in all 12 districts as a result of the first phase of local government elections in Punjab.

According to the latest unofficial results, the party has been given mandate of 1,193 seats of chairmen, vice chairmen and wards of municipal committees.

The independent candidates have emerged as second with 1065 seats followed by PTI with 285 seats. PPP has won only 47 seats followed by PML-Q’s 44 seats. Jamaat-e-Islami and Pakistan Awami Tehrik won two seats each.

Most of the independents are expected to join the PML-N after the results are officially announced by the Election Commission.

In Sindh, PPP emerged victorious winning 720 seats. Independent candidates won 174 seats, PML-F 74, JUI-F 12, PTI five, and PML-N and MQM got three seats each.