KARACHI: Ruling party of Sindh, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is leading the second phase of local bodies’ elections in the province, according to the unofficial and unconfirmed results of LB polls in 10 districts on Friday.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is the first runner-up in the province, while independent candidate Zulfiqar Mirza has clean swept 14 seats of Badin.
Unofficial and unconfirmed results of 1,673 out of 1,833 seats have been announced. According to these results PPP has got success on 847 seats, MQM 118, while independent candidates got 121 seats, Pakistan Muslim League-N got 64, Pakistan Muslim League-Functional 22, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf seven, Awami Ittehad 19, Pakistan People’s Party Shaheed Bhutto four seats, while Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazlur Rehman is successful on three seats.
In Hyderabad, MQM bagged 77 seats, PPP 55 and independent candidates three. In Tando Muhammed Khan, PPP is successful on 150 seats and independent candidates are successful on 16 seats. In Noshehro Feroz, PPP is successful on 15 seats, PML-N on six, MQM two, while independent candidates are successful on two seats.
In Tharparker, PPP has become successful on 31 seats and PML-N on 13 seats. In Mitiari, PPP won 25 seats, PML-F three, MQM and JUI got one seat apiece and five independent candidates.
In Jamshoro, PPP is successful on 81 seats, MQM on one, independent candidates on two. In Umerkot, PPP is successful on 83 seats, PML-F on eight, PTI on six, while PML-N on one.
In Thatta, PPP is successful on 33 seats out of 40, while Shirazi Group has bagged seven seats. PPP remained successful on 14 seats of Sajawal as well.