LAHORE: Following the Daska victory, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has decided to return to the active political scene, starting with the election campaign in NA-249 constituency of Karachi.
Sources said that PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz will visit Karachi in the coming days and will run the election campaign of PML-N candidate Miftah Ismail.
PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz has said that one after another defeat in by-elections in all the provinces indicated that people had no trust in the government. In her tweets said, Rejected by the masses, the government had no reason to continue.
Maryam while congratulating the candidate thanked the voters.
In the much- contentious by-election at the Daska (NA-75) constituency of the National Assembly Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on emerged victorious by defeating the ruling party’s candidate with a margin of 16,642 votes.
According to unofficial result of all 360 polling stations compiled by the returning officer, PML-N’s Syeda Nosheen Iftikhar won by securing 110,075 votes against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Ali Asjad Malhi who bagged 93,433. Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan stood third as its candidate Khalil Sandhu received 8,268 votes.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry commenting on Daska results has said that PML-N did not win in the by-elections held in Daska but Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has lost and there are reasons for which he has been drawing attention in the party.