Army takes control of security during by-elections

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Army takes control of security during by-elections
Pakistan Army has taken control of the security during by-elections on 35 constituencies of National and provincial assemblies that started today (Sunday) at 8 am.

The officers have been deployed inside and outside the polling stations under Article 220 and 245 of the Constitution. A special security plan has also been chalked out to ensure foolproof security for sensitive polling station on by-election day.

Moreover, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all necessary arrangements for by-elections on 25 provincial assemblies and 11 National Assembly seats.

According to details, 28 candidates are contesting election from NA-131 Lahore-IX, 10 candidates from NA-124 Lahore-II, 12 candidates from NA-103 Faisalabad-III, eight candidates from NA-35 Bannu, 22 candidates from NA-243 Karachi East-II, 11 candidates from NA-69 Gujrat-II, three candidates from NA-65 Chakwal-II, five candidates from NA-63 Rawalpindi-VII, nine candidates from NA-60 Rawalpindi-IV, three candidates from NA-56 Attock-II and 11 candidates from NA-53 Islamabad-II.

Total registered voters in the country have reached the figure of 106,000,239 with 59,243,889 males (55.89 percent) and 46,756,350 females (44.11 percent).

 

Originally Posted on SuchTv

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