Published On: Sat, Oct 31st, 2015

Setback for PPP as PTI backed group wins in Larkana


LARKANA: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Saturday suffered a setback in its stronghold Larkana by losing four Wards out of five in Town Committee to a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf backed local group in local government election.

According to results pouring in from the area, Liaquat Soomro, Bakhsh Qalal, Imdad Kolachi and Habibullah Khokar belonging to Anahr Group triumphed in Ward, 2, 3 4 and 5. PPP’s Ghulam Murtaz was the only candidate of the ruling party of the province who emerged as victorious in Ward 1.

Local government elections were held in eight districts of Sindh in the first phase.

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology