PTI emerges as largest party in Cantonment Boards’ elections


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the largest party in the Cantonment Boards’ elections across the country with 58 seats.

According to the unofficial preliminary results, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz has got 51 seats followed by 49 independent candidates. Pakistan Peoples Party has managed to win 14 seats and Muttahida Qaumi Movement got ten seats. Jamaat-e-Islami has also won five seats while Balochistan Awami Party got two seats.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain in a tweet on Monday said the cantonment boards election results show that the opposition has left with no standing following the crushing defeat.

He said the contest in the elections was between the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ticket holders and the workers, who could not get party tickets and they vied in the polls as independents. Fawad Chaudhry said results of Cantonment Boards’ elections have again proved that Pakistan PTI is the only party of federation which enjoys vote in every nook and corner of the country.

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