QUETTA: For the first time in the parliamentary history of Balochistan, all candidates contesting on 11 seats of Senate from the province have been elected unopposed.

The candidates were declared winners after rivals withdrew from the race.

On Friday, the provincial election commission announced that after reti­r­ement of an independent candidate, PPP’s Bilal Khan Mandokhail and Maulana Abdul Was­ey of JUI-F have been elected unopposed on two rese­rved seats for technocrats. Sev­en candidates had already been elected senators uno­p­posed.

Published in Dawn, March 30th, 2024

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