Polling underway in PP-23 by-elections in Chakwal

Tuesday 18 April 2017 1 month ago 60   chakwal   Print

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Report  Web desk : CHAKWAL: Polling for by-election in Punjab Assembly constituency PP-23 (Chakwal-IV) is underway as the provincial government has taken strict security measures to maintain law and order during the voting. Voting for by-election in PP-23 (Chakwal-IV) has been kick-started on Tuesday. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) set up 199 polling stations while the paratroopers are assisting the district administration to maintain the law and order situation. Eight candidates are vying for the vacated seat. A close contest is expected between Malik Sheharyar Awan of the PML-N and Col (retired) Sultan Surkhru of the PTI. The PML-Q, JI and PAT are supporting the PTI candidate. (01)