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The PPP and PML-N have accused the PTI of rigging the election before the voting ends.
Despite opposition from India, no party got a majority in the elections conducted by the Imran government in POK's Gilgit-Baltistan. Imran's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has won or is leading on 9 of the 23 out of 24 seats in the assembly.
According to Geo TV, PTI has 8, Independents 6 and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) 5, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) 2, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazal (JIU-F) and Majlis Wahadatul Muslimeen (MWM) got one seat each. A total of 330 candidates, including four women, are in the election fray. PPP and PML-N have accused the PTI of rigging the election before the voting ends.
In 2010 PPP got 15 seats, while in 2015 PML-N got 16 seats.
This is the third election in Gilgit-Baltistan. The first election there was held in 2010. Then the PPP came to power winning 15 seats. After that, in the 2015 elections, PML-N won 16 seats. Explain that earlier this year, the High Court of Pakistan approved the Imran government to amend the administrative order of 2018 and hold general elections in the region. India has opposed Pakistan's move to hold elections in Gilgit-Baltistan. India said that the steps taken to change the situation in the military-occupied area had no legal basis.
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