PML-N Candidate Khawaja Hassan Elected UC-107 chairman unopposed in Lahore Metropolitan Corporation Sabzazar UC , Vice Chairman Haji Jaffir also elected
(News Report Published in Website of Dunya News TV Channel on Saturday, September 12, 2015)
Lahore (Sat, Sep 12, 2015/ Breaking News) Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PMLN) Khawaja Ahmad Hassaan has been elected Chairman of Union Council 107 unopposed in the local body elections while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has alleged the winning candidate harassed opponents into withdrawing candidacies. According to unofficial results, former president of PML-N Lahore, Khawaja Hassaan has been declared winner unopposed after opponent Muhammad Nawaz withdrew his candidacy.
Meanwhile, Hassaan’s election has stirred things up in PTI as questions are being raised as to how was a rival candidate in Shafqat Memhood and Mehmoodur Rashid’s constituency elected unopposed. Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmoodur Rashid has alleged that Hassaan and Meher Ishtiaq harassed PTI’s candidate overnight and forced to withdraw nominations.
While another Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI)’s candidates in UC 261, Malik Sajjad withdrew candidacy in PML-N candidate’s favour.