The seat was vacated by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, after he was elected as a member of the National Assembly.
PML-N has fielded Rana Khalid Qadri as their candidate while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Malik Asad Ali Khokhar is contesting for the seat.
Pakistan Peoples’ Party has announced to support PML-N in the by-poll.
According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, there are 126,912 registered voters in the constituency with 83 polling stations set up for voters.
Rangers’ presence has been requested while the army is on standby.