Prime Minister Imran Khan has sought a report on the causes of defeat in Rawalpindi, Multan and Peshawar in recently held cantonment boards elections.

It is learnt that the prime minister expressed satisfaction on the election results, but expressed concern over defeat in megacities Rawalpindi, Multan and Peshawar.

The premier has directed the senior party leaders to compile a detailed report based on analysis regarding defeat.

It is also learnt that the report will include the selections of candidates and behaviour of the party leadership during the polling process.

The premier is expected to meet party leaders of several cities tonight.

According to unofficial results, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has grabbed 62 seats, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) bagged 59 seats, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) 17, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM) 10, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) 5, Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) 3, Awami National Party (ANP) 2 and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has won one seat.

The independent candidate candidates won 52 seats.

The story was filed by the News Desk.
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