Vote count begins as polling ends for PS-11 Larkana-II By-Election
LARKANA (92 News) – Polling for by-election on PS-11 Larkana-II ended at 5pm on Thursday.
The polling had started at 8:00am in the morning and continued till 5:00pm in the evening without any break.
The seat fell vacant after Supreme Court de-seated Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Moazim Ali Abbasi on failing to declare his assents.
A strong contest is expected between Moazim Ali Abbasi, who was again fielded by GDA, and Jamil Somro who is political secretary of PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
According to Election Commission, 138 polling stations have been set up in the constituency for 152,614 registered voters, 83,106 male and 69,598 female voters, who will exercise their right to vote during today’s polling.
It was also reported that 20 polling stations in the constituency have been declared as highly sensitive while 50 have been declared as sensitive. According to ECP, more than 4,000 officials of Pakistan Army, Rangers and police will be deployed for security in the constituency.