Lahore, 12th March: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Mirza Afridi has been elected as the Deputy Chairman Senate.
Baaghi TV: According to the reports, out of the total 98 votes polled, PTI’s Mirza Afridi bagged 54 votes while his rival, candidate of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) Abdul Ghafoor Haideri claimed 44 votes.
Those who cast their votes today included Faisal Subzwari, Farooq H Naek, Ramesh Kumar, Anwar ul Haq Kakar, Asif Kirmani and others.
Earlier in the day, Senator Sadiq Sanjrani took oath as Senate chairman for the second time.
As the oath-taking took place, there was a commotion in the House by Pakistan Peoples Party’s Farooq H Naik who argued against the discarded 7 votes which could have meant a win for the PDM’s candidate Yousuf Raza Gillani.
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