PML N wins LA 39, LA 40 seats

RAWALPINDI, July 21 (APP): Pakistan Muslim League (N) won the two seats in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly elections LA 39 Valley 4 and LA 40 Valley 5 here Thursday.

According to unofficial result, PML(N) candidate Asad
Aleem Shah defeated PPP candidate Azhar Gillani in LA 39, Valley 4, while Muhammad Ahmed Qadri of PML(N) defeated PPP candidate and former Minister Abdul Salam Butt in LA 40 Valley 5.

In LA 39 five candidates contested including
Asad Aleem Shah of PML(N), Azhar Gillani of PPP, Syed Ishtiaq of PTI and Raja Aurangzeb and Hasham Butt as Independent.

The constituency comprises areas of Rawalpindi city and cantonment.

Eight candidates contested for the LA 40 seat including Muhammad Ahmed Qadri of PML(N), Abdul Salam Butt of PPP, and Mehr un Nisa of Muslim Conference backed by PTI, while five others contested as independent candidates.

The constituency comprises Rawalpindi city, Murree, Hasan Abdal, Taxila, Wah and Kahuta.