ISLAMABAD - Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) notified PTI’s Jahangir Khan Tareen as Member National Assembly. However, Tareen who won election from Lodhran district has mentioned Model Town Lahore as his residential address.

The ECP notified Tareen as MNA yesterday after the PTI candidate won electoral contest in NA-154 Lodhran. According to the official result, he stood first in the race by securing 1,38,719 votes against his rival Siddique Khan Baloch who grabbed 99,933 votes.

The commission released the results of 20 candidates that had contested the by-polls on December 23.

Out of the total 250700 votes polled in NA-154, PTI’s Tareen and PML-N’s Baloch collectively secured 238652 votes as majority of the rest of candidates could not secure more than 500 votes each.

Meanwhile, in a statement issued here,the ECP called upon the independent returned candidates of second phase of LB polls in Sindh to announce their affiliation with any political party within 7 days.