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LG polls: JI Karachi chief appeals for recounting on 10 seats

LG polls: JI Karachi chief appeals for recounting on 10 seats

LG polls: JI Karachi chief appeals for recounting on 10 seats

Hafiz Naeem addressing a presser.

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  • Naeem said his party won majority of the seats
  • Our total number of seats won so far is 94, he said.
  • Meanwhile, JI announced countrywide protest
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KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman on Tuesday said he had appealed to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for recounting of votes on 10 seats of Karachi local bodies polls.

In a tweet, Hafiz Naeem said his party had won majority of the seats in Karachi local government elections, however the ECP gave eight of their won seats to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

“We have signed Form 11 of these UC’s results, so our total number of seats won so far is 94, while there are 10 seats for which we have appealed for recounting,” he maintained.

Meanwhile, Jamaat e Islami Amir Siraj ul Haq on Monday announced countrywide protest against alleged altering of local bodies election results in Karachi.

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Earlier, Siraj ul Haq contacted Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja on telephone on Monday and expressed concern over irregularities during the local government elections in Sindh, including delay in results.

According to the details, Sirajul Haq had expressed his concern over the delay in the results of the Karachi local bodies elections.

Siraj-ul-Haq said that the JI would not allow anyone to steal the elections like the general elections 2018.

The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has emerged as the largest party in the Local Government (LG) elections in Karachi.

The Jamiat-e-Islami was placed second in the polls followed by a disappointing performance by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

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The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) finally received the consolidated results of all union councils in Karachi after a long delay.

According to the final results, PPP has won 93 seats of Union Council Chairman/Vice Chairman in the polls, making it the largest party in municipal elections.

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