According to Federal Minister Asad Umar, the cantonment board elections proved that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is the only majority party in the country and that Prime Minister Imran Khan is the only national leader.
The federal minister claimed that the PTI got the most or second-highest seats in every province in the cantonment board elections in a post on social networking site Twitter after the polls closed and unofficial results came in.
Cantonment elections once again show PTI not only as the largest party but also the only national party. Pti won either highest or second highest seats in every province. PMLN 0 in balochistan, 5th in sind. PPP 0 in punjab & balochistan, 3rd in kp. PMIK only national leader
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) September 13, 2021
According to him, the PML-N received no seats in Balochistan and finished fifth in Sindh, while the PPP received no seats in Punjab and Balochistan and finished third in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Shehbaz congratulates PML-N
Shehbaz Sharif, the President of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the National Assembly’s Opposition Leader, congratulated his party’s leaders on their victory in the cantonment elections.
According to a message on Twitter attributed to the PML-N president, he phoned up the party’s leaders and conveyed his gratitude. According to the statement, he thanked the members, leaders, employees, voters, and supporters for their tireless efforts that culminated in victory.
صدر مسلم لیگ (ن) و قائد حزبِ اختلاف شہباز شریف کا پارٹی رہنماؤں کو ٹیلی فون، کنٹونمنٹ بورڈ انتخابات میں کامیابی پر مبارک اور شاباش دی۔
صدر شہباز شریف نے لاہور ڈویژن، سیالکوٹ، راولپنڈی ڈویژن سمیت ملک بھر میں پارٹی کارکنوں، سپورٹرز، ٹیم مسلم لیگ (ن) کو مبارکباد اور شاباش دی۔
— PML(N) (@pmln_org) September 12, 2021
Shehbaz said that the party’s victory is due to people’s faith and hope in the PML-N and its politics, which he attributes to God’s grace.
He congratulated the entire nation as well as the winning candidates.
He promised the people that the PML-N will do all possible to fulfill their expectations and that the party will use a strong strategy and commitment to usher in a new era in politics.
Last night, unofficial and unconfirmed results of cantonment board local body elections conducted throughout the country a day earlier emerged.
Seven candidates have already been elected unopposed for the total of 219 wards across 42 cantonment boards. As a result, a race for 212 seats was held. There were 684 independent candidates from throughout the country running, as well as 876 candidates from political parties.
In the cantonment board elections, the PTI came out on top. According to unofficial early results, the PTI won 63 seats, followed by the PML-N with 59.
Independent candidates bagged 52 seats.
The PPP received 17, the Jamaat-e-Islami seven, and the Awami National Party two votes among the opposition parties. MQM received ten votes from the allied parties, while the Balochistan Awami Party received two.