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Mahesh Malani becomes 1st Hindu to win NA seat from Tharparkar in Sindh

Malani secured 37,245 votes while Zakaullah received 18,323 votes

Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

Mahesh Kumar Malani. (Photo: Twitter)
Mahesh Kumar Malani. (Photo: Twitter)

of on Thursday became the first Hindu to win the seat from Tharparkar in southern province.

Malani, the 55-year-old minority community leader, defeated his nearest rival of the Grand in the NA-222 constituency.

He secured 37,245 votes while Zakaullah received 18,323 votes, the Express Tribune reported.

Malani, a Pakistani Hindu Rajasthani Pushkarna Brahmin politician, was a from 2003-08 on a reserved seat, nominated by the

In 2013 general elections, Malani was elected as (MPA) in

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First Published: Thu, July 26 2018. 21:34 IST