Polling underway for by-election in AJK’s LA-III
MUZAFFARABAD (92 News) – Polling underway for the by-election on LA-III Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ) on Sunday.
The Polling began morning in AJK’s Mirpur to re-elect its provincial representative. The main contest is between Sohail Syed of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and Barrister Sultan Mahmood of the PTI.
The polling that started at 8 am will continue till 5 pm without any break. The AJK Election Commission has established 119 polling stations to facilitate the voters.
A total of 59,494 registered voters including 27,004 women will exercise their democratic right to elect their repetitive.
It is noteworthy that a by-election was called in LA-3 after the court de-seated PML-N’s Chaudhry Syed.
A total of eight candidates are contesting the election, however strong contest is expected between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chauhdary and candidate PML-N Suhaib Saeed.
Strict security measures have been put in place to ensure smooth polling and deter any untoward incident.