Quetta (February 19, 2008)–According to preliminary results, Hussain Ali Yousufi of Hazara Democratic Party lost the provincial assembly race to Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal’s candidate Ainullah Shams for the constituency PB 6, Quetta 6.
Yousufi came in second and received 3,400 votes, as compared to Shams’s 4,784 votes. The total number of registered voters was 131,403.
The PB 6 Quetta 6 constituency consists of Hazara Town, Kirani and other adjoining areas.
Colonel Younus Changezi and Abdul Ali Hazara were also contesting from the same constituency. However, they are distant contenders, hardly counting among the top ten vote getters for this constituency.
In another development, Barkat Ali Thamaki of Hazara Democratic Party also lost his bid for NA 260.