In his first address in Lodhran after the PML-N's win the bypolls, Nawaz Sharif stated that the people of Lodhran have proven that decisions are not made "by the finger of an umpire but the thumbs of voters", Express News reported.
He is speaking at the workers' convention in Lodhran.
Marriyum Aurangzeb said Nawaz Sharif's efforts helped Pakistan overcome energy crisis, and prior to that he made Pakistan an atomic power.
PML-N leader Iqbal Shah, who won the by-election, and other party leaders are also present on the occasion.
Addressing the public gathering, the Punjab CM said: "We are here to thank the public of Lodhran for supporting PML-N in the by-elections".
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"The astute people of Lodhran have rejected the politics of arrogance, haughtiness, lie, accusation and anarchy", while the politics of public service emerged as a victor, he said.
"Ali Tareen said before election that they have already won the poll but only need to extend the lead", he said.
He called PTI chief Imran Khan "IG of liars".
Shahbaz said from quiet a long time, he had been pointing out the elements involved in taking loans from the hard-earned money of widows, orphans and poor people and then seeking clemency on political basis, but unfortunately it remained noticeable at every forum. He said that the provincial government was providing interest-free loans to the farmers.
The NA-154 constituency in Lodhran fell vacant after the disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) former general secretary Jahangir Tareen in 2017 by the Supreme Court.