Multan win for PPP

Published Jul 21, 2012 02:50am

JULY 19 proved to be a sad day for rightwing politicians of Pakistan because their joint candidate, supported by the PML-N, PTI, JI, Supreme Court, media, TTP and Al Qaeda, lost to the PPP candidate in NA-151, Multan.

There was a tough fight between them and the PPP candidate, who won with a narrow margin.

A well-deserved victory, this is a blow to rightwing politicians. Election results of this constituency show that people want democracy to flourish and parliament to reign supreme. Democracy has won.

DR SAIFUR REHMAN Islamabad


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Comments (2) (Closed)


Siddique Malik
Jul 21, 2012 07:05pm
I wonder what the “Ameerul Momineen” in-waiting, Imran Khan, has to say on this outcome. Let me guess: rigging occurred. Siddique Malik, Louisville. Kentucky, USA.
muhammad sohail
Jul 21, 2012 06:35am
great victory of PPP . Now all parties see their position that where thay STAND