Mahesh Kumar Malani of Pakistan Peoples Party on Thursday became the first Hindu to win the National Assembly seat from Tharparkar in southern Sindh province.
Malani defeated his nearest rival Arab Zakaullah of the Grand Democratic Alliance in the NA-222 constituency and secured 37,245 votes while Zakaullah received 18,323 votes, the Express Tribune reported.
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Malani is a Pakistani Hindu Rajasthani Pushkarna Brahamin politician. He was a member of parliament from 2003-08 on a reserved seat, nominated by the PPP.
Malani, in 2013 general elections, was elected as Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) in Sindh.
(With PTI inputs)
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