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Voting for general elections of Legislative Assembly in Gilgit-Baltistan ended

Voting for general elections of Legislative Assembly in Gilgit-Baltistan ended
November 15, 2020

Large numbers of people casted their vote from 08:00am to 5pm. 330 candidates in 23 out of 24 constituencies are contesting the elections.

Polling in one constituency has been postponed. Elaborated security measures are in place for smooth holding of elections.

The polling started at 8am and will continue until 5 pm without any break. A three-pronged contest between the PTI, People’s Party and PML-N is expected as the opinion polls suggesting PTI ahead in the contest.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are among the parties contesting for the 23 constituencies of the GB assembly.

Meanwhile, polling in constituency GBA-3 has been postponed due to the death of a candidate. The polling will now take place on November 22.

Almost 13500 security personnel from GB, Punjab, KPK, Sind and Balochistan are deployed at their respective polling stations across GB.

Election Commission Gilgit-Baltistan has prohibited to carry mobile phones and other such devices inside the polling stations and within the parameters of 100 meters.