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Pakistan

Web Desk
August 16, 2018
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Sardar Muhammad Khan Leghari denies reports of being elected as CM Punjab

Pakistan

Web Desk
Thu, Aug, 18

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Sardar Muhammad Khan Leghari has denied reports of being elected as Chief Minister of Punjab.

Talking to Geo News, Leghari stated that he has already taken oath as member of national assembly and had given up the seat that he previously won in Punjab Assembly.

Prior to this, there were rumours that the PTI stalwart is being considered as a strong candidate for Punjab chief minister.

Leghari had won election from Punjab Assembly constituency PP-292 Dera Ghazi Khan-VIII by securing 32,423 votes.

According to unofficial results announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari stood second by getting 32,170 votes. The third position was grabbed by PPPP candidate Ali Muhammad with 3,545 votes.

Voters turnout was recorded at 50.79%.

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