LAHORE, Feb 09 (NNI): Jahangir Tareen, the chairman of Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP), faced defeat in both constituencies of the National Assembly in the Feb 8 polls.
Tareen contested from NA-149 and NA-155 Lodhran-2 but was unable to clinch victory as per unofficial results.
The results from 369 polling stations in Lodhran revealed that PML-N candidate Sadiqque Khan Baloch emerged victorious in NA-155 with 117,671 votes, while Tareen garnered only 71,128 votes.
Similarly, Tareen suffered defeat in NA-149 Multan where he secured 50,166 votes. PTI-backed independent candidate Malik Amir Dogar triumphed in NA-149 with 143,613 votes.
Rizwan Hans, the PPP candidate, secured the third position in NA-149 with 14,625 votes, according to unofficial results.
Jahangir Tareen’s defeat in both constituencies marks a significant setback for his party and raises questions about his future political endeavours. NNI