The biggest upset of the General Elections 2018
KARACHI: In the biggest upset of the General Elections 2018, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari faced an embarrassing defeat in NA-246 Karachi South-1, Lyari election, unofficial and unconfirmed results from all polling stations suggested Thursday.
The constituency included Lyari neighbourhood that has traditionally been a PPP stronghold.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Mohammad Shakoor Shad won the polls by securing 52,750 votes. He was followed by Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) nominee Ahmed, who attained 42,345 votes.
Bilawal stood third by securing 39,325 votes in the polls.
It is pertinent to note here that the PPP chairman had initiated his election campaign from Lyari, whereas his sister Aseefa also campaigned for him in the locality.