Government Coalition Dominated Senate Elections in Balochistan

Monitoring Desk
Quetta: Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) led coalition dominated the elections by winning 8 out of 12 seats, on Wednesday, surprising everyone because the opposition was claiming to win at least 5 seats and they were canvassing for the 6th seat as well.
The maneuvering by BAP leaders Chief Minister Jam Kamal and Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani got the best of the opposition.
According to the unofficial results, BAP won 6 seats. Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf (PTI) did not win a single seat as the party withdrew its candidate in favor of the independent candidate Abdul Qadir, who won the elections.

Awami National Party (ANP), a member of the ruling coalition in Balochistan, also won a seat thanks to the support of BAP.
From the opposition, JUI-F won two seats and BNP-Mengal won one seat. An independent candidate Naseema Ehsaan, who joined BNP-Mengal on Tuesday, also secured a place in the house.
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