SADIQABAD

The election victory of PPP candidate Ali Akbar Mehmood in PP-292 by-election as per unofficial results was celebrated by PPP leaders, activists and devotees of the Makhdoom family.

Chanting slogans like 'Live Long Ahmad Mehmood' and 'Live Long Ali Akbar Mehmood', a number of well wishers of the family reached Makhdoom House in Jamaldin Wali where they felicitated the newly elected member, MPA Murtaza Mehmood, MNA Mustafa Mehmood and Ali Akbar Mehmood. The celebrations remained continued till late night.

Meanwhile, PPP district president Javed Akbar Dhilloon and other office-bearers Asif Khan and Muhammad Din also reached there and congratulated the Makhdoom family over the election win.

Talking to the media on the occasion, Dhilloon said that the wise people of the constituency had defeated the Punjab government and all the other opponents in the election, and proved that they had full trust in Makhdoom Ahmad Mehmood and his family. He termed it the defeat of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Shahbza Sharif and the PML-N leaders of district Rahim Yar Khan.

He alleged that the PML-N leaders and activists tried to win the seat by hook or by crook but the people voted Ali Akbar into the membership of the Punjab Assembly from the constituency.

He said that the PPP's district chapter under the leadership of Makhdoom Ahmad was making an all-out effort to reorganise and strengthen the Pakistan People's Party. He also thanked the local people for casting votes in favour of the PPP candidate. 

Likewise, the PPP Sadiqabad chapter also felicitated the newly elected MPA. Meanwhile, sweets were also distributed to the participants of meeting.  Makhdoom Ahmad and Ali Akbar were congratulated by PPP's local office-bearers including Nadeem Afzal, Arshad, Habibur Rehman, Abul Kalam, Zafar Iqbal, Mehmoodul Hasan, Shahid, Israr, Khawar, Javed, Sher Ali and Ali Raza.