Maryam Nawaz responds harshly to defeat in Senate elections


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PMLN) leader Maryam Nawaz has responded harshly to the Senate elections results.

She deplored the nexus between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.

She termed Imran Khan a vendor of ‘umpire finger’. She termed foes (Khan and Zardar) pawns of chess and challenged them to face the court of the masses.

Earlier, Independent candidate from Balochistan, backed by joint opposition Sadiq Sanjrani has won Senate election for chairmanship with as many as 57 votes against 46 of ruling party’s candidate on Monday.

Raja Zafarul Haq of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Sadiq Sanjrani, a joint candidate of opposition parties contested for Senate chairmanship with the latter, backed by Pakistan People s Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), recording a convincing victory with 57 votes against former s 46.

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