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Imran Khan wins NA-1 Peshawar seat; will form government in KP

12 May, 2013

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PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has won from National Assembly constituency NA-1, defeating Awami National Party stalwart Ghulam Ahmed Bilour.

Accepting defeat, the ANP leader said that to lose and win was a part of politics.

Official results from NA-1 have not been announced.

In Rawalpindi, it's an early celebration for Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf. From NA-56 (Rawalpindi-VII), PTI chief Imran Khan is taking a clear lead against Hanif Abbasi of PML-N.

So far, results show that Khan is beating his opponent with a wide margin. From the polling station of Shamsabad, Khan bagged 861 votes against 375 votes for Abbasi.

Moreover, The breakthrough Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf party of cricket star Imran Khan said early Sunday it would form the next government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

"For Tehreek-e-Insaf it is a big day, a golden day," PTI leader Assad Omar told our sources.

"A party which has no existence in parliament has emerged the second largest national party and the leading party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where God willing it is going to form a government."

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