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Voting begins for PP-84 by-elections in Khushab

Voting begins for PP-84 by-elections in Khushab

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Ballot process has started for by-election in Punjab Assembly constituency PP-84 Khushab. Voting will continue uninterrupted until 5 p.m. today.

The Sargodha district seat fell vacant after the death of PML-N MPA Malik Muhammad Waris Kalu on March 12.

The government has formed 10 teams to oversee the election process until the results are announced.

PML-N, PTI and PPP are among the parties contesting the elections.

Commissioner Sargodha Division Dr. Farah Masood and Regional Police Officer (RPO) Sargodha Ashfaq Khan visited Khushab District on Monday and reviewed the security arrangements for the by-elections.

The two officers visited the Returning Officer’s sub-office in Rhoda.

DC Khushab Musarat Jabeen and DPO Khushab Muhammad Naveed were also present.

The RPO directed the DPO and DC to ensure security and smooth conduct of elections throughout the constituency and ensure safe supply of ballot boxes and other election materials at the polling booths.

He also emphasized on the implementation of all standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the Election Commission.

By-polls will be held in 229 polling stations with 666 polling booths.

The total number of registered voters is 292,687 out of which 155,104 are males and 137,583 are females.