The battle between Nawaz Sharif-led Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has almost come to an end with the nearing of the announcement of the Pakistan General Elections 2018 winners.
Meanwhile, Jam Kamal Khan-led Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) has also gained momentum in the Balochistan province. The last Balochistan Provincial assembly election was conducted on 11 May in the year 2013 along with other three provincial assemblies of Punjab, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The government in Balochistan completed its five-year full term on May 31, 2018.
Balochistan is one of the most dangerous places in terms of bombing and as per reports, more than 29 people have been killed following a bomb blast in Balochistan’s Quetta on July 25, 2018, during the voting process in the province.
And as per reports, the Assembly has 51 directly elected Members of the Provincial Assembly, representing constituencies from each district, while 11 seats are reserved for women and 3 seats for non-Muslim candidates.
Meanwhile, the 2018 Assembly election results will be declared by tomorrow afternoon. Following the assembly elections in the year 2013, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), led by twice Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, managed to form the government with 166 seats out of a total of 342 in the National Assembly.
Here are the live updates of Balochistan Provincial Election Results:
02: 15: Imran Khan defeats former Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, as per early trends.
02:00: Imran Khan-led PTI was leading in the NA-79 Gujranwala-I, NA-59 Rawalpindi-III, NA-66 Swabi, NA-66 Jhelum and NA-186 Muzaffargarh-VI.
02:00: PTI chief Imran Khan has won in all five constituencies he was contesting elections from.
12:35: The PP-24 (Quetta-1) constituency seat has been bagged by ANP’s Naeem Khan Bazai with 6,531 votes, as per unofficial reports and Saaz Uddin from MMA was the runner-up with 5,103 votes in the same constituency.
12:15 pm: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqaz Abbasi who is leading the PMLN party lost both the seats from his home constituency, Rawalpindi, NA-57 (Rawalpindi-I) and NA-53 (Islamabad II) while PTI led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan won most of the seats in Islamabad including Islamabad-I, Islamabad II and Islamabad III.
11:35: HDP’s Ahmed Ali in PB-26 (Quetta-III) had won with 5,117 votes as per reports by the Express Tribune.
10:15: Early unofficial results indicated that Imran Khan’s PTI might come to power and latest reports say that PMAP’s Nasrullah Khan Bareach has won from Quetta VIII PB-31 with more than 4,000 votes in his pocket.
09:58: Junaid Akbar from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s has locked seat in Malakand NA 8 also bagging Khusab while Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) won in Sujawal constituency NA 231 and in Lahore NA 123 the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has booked its place
09:52: Earlier, it had been reported that there was a bias attitude towards particular political parties. At some places, women were asked not to cast their votes and were even enquired which party they were voting.
09:45: Reports say that less than 50% final results were given by the Election Commission of Pakistan due to technical problem
09:25: Twitterati’s are asking the new prime minister of Pakistan to build a nation and not just the roads and highways.
07:50: Jam Kamal Khan has submitted his papers to contest for the National Assembly, who is considered to be a favourite among many others for the chief minister’s office. Other BAP candidates like Prince Ahmed Ali, Nawabzada Jangez Marr, Sarfaraz Bugti, Mir Jan Jamali, Mir Qudoos Bizenjo are also in.
07:00: Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) is leading with 14 provincial seats.
06: 50: Zhob District in Balochistan (132 PB-2) has reported that Mitha Khan Kakar, who is representing as independent, is leading to win a seat with 16,500 votes in her bag in capital city Zhob, as per unofficial reports.
The list of winners from various constituencies and parties of the 2013 Provincial Assembly elections in Balochistan is given below:
Tahir Mehmood Khan – PML-N (PB 1 Quetta)
Syed Muhammad Raza – MWM (PB-2 Quetta II)
Nawab Muhammad Ayaz Khan Jogzai – PKMAP (PB-3 Quetta III)
Raza Muhammad Barrech – PKMAP (PB-4 Quetta IV)
Nasrullah Khan Zaray – PKMAP (PB-5 Quetta V)
Manzoor Ahmed Khan Kakar – PKMAP (PB-6 Quetta VI)
Gul Muhammad Khan Dumar – JUI-F (PB-7 Ziarat I)
Agha Syed Liaqat Ali – PKMAP (PB-8 Pishin I)
Abdul Malik – JUI-F (PB-9 Pishin II)
Sardar Ghulam Mutafa Khan Tareen – PKMAP (PB-10 Pishin III)
Doctor Hamid Khan Achakzai – PKMAP (PB-11 KIla Abdullah)
Zmarak Khan – ANP (PB-12 KIla Abdullah II)
Abdul Majeed Khan Achakzai – PKMAP (PB-13 KIla Abdullah III)
Sardar Dur Mohammad Nasar – PML-N (PB-14 Loralai I)
Maazullah Musakhel – JUI-F (PB-15 Loralai II)
Obaidullah Jan alias Babat – PKMAP (PB-16 Loralai III)
Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran – JUI-F (PB-17 Loralai)
Gulab Khan – JUI-F (PB-18 Zhob I)
Jaffar Khan Mandokhail – PML-Q (PB-19 Zhob II)
Molana Abdul Wasay – JUI-F (PB-20 Kila Saifullah)
Mir Sarfaraz Chakar – Independent (PB-21 Sibi I)
Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal Advocate – PKMAP (PB-22 Sibi II)
Nawabzada Jangez Khan Marri – PML-N (PB-23 Kohlu)
Sarfaraz Ahmad Bugti – Independent (PB-24 Dera Bugti)
Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali – PML-N (PB-25 Nasirabad I)
Rahat Jamali – PML-N (PB-26 Nasirabad II)
Mir Izhar Hussain Khoso – PML-N (PB-27 Nasirabad III)
Mir Abdul Majid Abro – JQM (PB-28 Nasirabad IV)
Mir Abdul Ghafoor Lehri – PML-N (PB-29 Nasirabad V)
Meer Muhammad Asim Kurd Geelo – PML-Q (PB-30 Kachhi I)
Mir Aamir Khan Rind – Independent (PB-31 Kachhi II)
Nawab Zada Tariq Magsi – Independent (PB-32 Kachhi III)
Sardar Sanaullah Zehri – PML-N (PB-33 Khuzdar I)
Sardar Mohammad Aslam Bezinjo – NP (PB-34 Khuzdar II)
Mohammad Akhtar Mengal – BNP (PB-35 Khuszdar III)
Mir Khalid Hamayoon – NP (PB-36 Kalat I)
Mir Zafarullah Khan Zehri – Independent (PB-37 Kalat II)
Nawab Mohammad Khan Shahwani – NP (PB-38 Mastung)
Amanullah – PML-Q (PB-39 Chagai I)
Muhammad Rahim – Independent (PB-40 Chagai II)
Mir Abdul Qudoos Bezinjo – PML-Q (PB-41 Awaran)
Rahmat Ali – NP (PB-42 Panjgur I)
Haji Muhammad Islam – NP (PB-43 Panjgur II)
Jam Kamal Khan – Independent(PB-44 Lasbela I)
Muhammad Saleh Bhootani – Independent (PB-45 Lasbela II)
Abdul Kareem Nosherwani – PML-Q(PB-46 Kharan I)
Mir Mujeeb Ul Rehman Mohammad Hassani – Independent (PB-47 Kharan II)
Dr. Abdul Malik – NP (PB-48 Kech I)
Muhammed Azeem – NP (PB-49 Kech II)
Akber Askaani PML-N (PB-50 Kech III)
Mir Hammal – BNP (PB-51 Gawadar)