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Electioneering ends as AJK's general elections tomorrow

Electioneering ends as AJK's general elections tomorrow
July 23, 2021

MUZAFFARBAD (92 News) – The campaign ended for 11th general elections of Azad Jammu and Kashmir scheduled to be held on Sunday (tomorrow).

Over 3.2 million voters will vote to elect members of Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly for a five-year term.

Thirty-three candidates each of the PTI, the PML-N and the PPP are in the fray. As many as 261 independent candidate are in the race.

A total of 32  political parties are contesting the elections and hundreds of independent candidates are also vying in all the 45 electoral constituencies including 33 in AJK districts and 12 meant of Jammu and Kashmir refugees settled in various parts of Pakistan.

Five seats are reserved for women and three are meant for the technocrats, one each reserved for overseas Kashmiris and Ulema/Mashaikh and professionals.

AJK Election Commission Member Farhat Ali Mir said that all political parties had demanded deployment of the Army for election duty.

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