Maryam Nawaz was elected unopposed as the _____ Chief Minister of Punjab after securing 220 votes.

A. 16th
B. 17th
C. 19th
D. 21st

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 19th


Detail About MCQs

On 25 February 2024, she submitted her nomination papers for the office of Punjab Chief Minister, competing against PTI-backed Rana Aftab Ahmad Khan. The next day, she was elected unopposed as the 19th Chief Minister of Punjab after securing 220 votes. This occurred after PTI decided to boycott the elections following Rana Aftab’s request to address the House was denied by the speaker, Malik Ahmad Khan. As a result, 103 MPs of PTI walked out in protest and Rana Aftab did not receive any votes.

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