The polling for much-awaited by-election in National Assembly constituency (NA-122 Lahore) has begun, with all spectacles on a close contest expected between candidates of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and ruling Pakistan Muslim League.
The polling began at 8am and continued till 5pm without any interruption.
According to Election Commission Punjab, a total of 283 polling stations were setup to facilitate the voters in by-elections of NA-122 Lahore and PP-147 Lahore.
– NA 122 Lahore & NA-144 Okara By Election Result 2015 – Live Update –
Unofficial results pour in
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq (PML-N): 75410 votes (winner)
Aleem Khan (PTI): 72,043 votes
Chaudhry Riaz-ul-Haq (Independent): 83240 votes (winner)
Ali Arif Chaudhry (PML-N): 41052 votes
Ashraf Sohna (PTI): 7140 votes
Mohsin Latif (PML-N): 13927 votes
Shoaib Siddiqui (PTI): 14736 votes (leading)
5:00pm – Polling time ends, unofficial results will soon start pouring in as vote count is underway.
4:25pm – PTI chief Imran Khan, while exclusively speaking to ARY News, says he has no fears of by-election being rigged as army personnel are guarding polling stations.
3:44pm – Now a bad news coming from NA-144. At least three persons arrested for disrupting peaceful environment.