NA-241 (Korangi Karachi-III)

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NA-241 (Korangi Karachi-III)
Constituency
for the National Assembly of Pakistan
RegionKarachi District
Electorate314,450
Current constituency
Member(s)Faheem Khan
Created fromNA-254 (Karachi-XVI)

NA-241 (Korangi Karachi-III) (Urdu: این اے-۲۴۱، کراچی-۱۶) is a constituency for the National Assembly of Pakistan. The constituency has been a stronghold of MQM.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Since 2018: NA-241 (Korangi Karachi-III)[edit]

Election Member Party
2018 Faheem Khan PTI

Election 2002[edit]

The Pakistan General elections of 2002 were held in Pakistan on 10 October. MQM had a tough election run with competition from the coalition of most religious parties named MMA, however the people of NA-254 showed their support by making Nawab Mirza Advocate of MQM victorious by a significant margin. Mirza got 42888 votes as compared to 16733 of runner-up Syed Zahid Siraj.[2]

Election 2008[edit]

General election were supposed to be held on 8 January 2008 but were postponed due to the death of Benazir Bhutto and the PPPP led violence that followed. Elections were eventually held on 18 February 2008.

Dr. Muhammad Ayoub Shaikh of the MQM succeeded in the election 2008 and became the member of National Assembly. He received 132648 votes while the runner-up, Syed Sohail Abrar of the PPPP, could get only 14302 votes.[3]

Election 2013[edit]

General election 2013 was held on May 11 however the elections of this constituency were delayed after ANP's candidate, Sadiq Zaman Khattak, was killed on May 2, 2013 by unknown militants. The Taliban later accepted responsibility for the attack stating that it was a part of the attacks on the secular parties: ANP, PPPP & MQM.[4]

The elections were held on August 22, 2013 under heavy security. The voter turnout was low as generally, the enthusiasm to vote is very low in by elections. Some people complained of not being allowed to vote due to errors in the electoral lists.[5] The election commission announced the results on August 23, 2013 declaring MQM's Muhammad Ali Rashid the winner with 84% of the votes.[6][7]

Election 2018[edit]

General elections were held on 25 July 2018.

General election 2018: NA-241 (Korangi-III)[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTI Faheem Khan 26,706 23.41
MQM-P Muhammad Moeen Amir Pirzada 23,873 20.93
TLP Allama Tahir Iqbal Qadri 19,184 16.82
PML(N) Taib Zar Khan 16,892 14.81
PPP Moazzam Ali Qureshi 9,367 8.21
PSP Muhammad Danish Khan 5,167 4.53
Independent Abdul Hafiz 4,606 4.04
Others Others (eight candidates) 6,017 5.27
Turnout 114,072 36.28
Rejected ballots 2,260 1.98
Majority 2,833 2.48
Registered electors 314,450
PTI gain from MQM-P

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Na 254". Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  2. ^ "Na 254". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2014-08-11.
  3. ^ "NA-254 Karachi XVI Detail Election Result 2008". Archived from the original on 2014-08-12. Retrieved 2014-08-11.
  4. ^ "Election Postponed". Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  5. ^ "By elections". Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  6. ^ "Result 2013". Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  7. ^ "Result". Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  8. ^ "ECP - Election Commission of Pakistan". www.ecp.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 3 August 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.

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