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Mengal wins his seat at last

May 29, 2013
Balochistan National Party (Mengal)c chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal.—File Photo
Balochistan National Party (Mengal)c chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal.—File Photo

QUETTA: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday issued a notification, confirming the victory of Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal, the president of the Balochistan National Party-Mengal, in the election for PB-3 (Khuzdar-III) seat.

According to the official results, Sardar Mengal bagged 16,824 votes while his opponent Attaur Rehman Mengal got 7,830 votes.

Also on Tuesday, the ECP announced distribution of the seats reserved for women and minorities among various parties in the Balochistan Assembly.

According to the announcement, out of 14 seats reserved for women and religious minorities, four each have been allotted to the PML-N and Pakhtun-khwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP), three to National Party (NP), two to JUI-F and one to PML-Q.