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Polling For PP-20 Chakwal By-Elections Begins

Chakwal (January 09, 2018): The polling for Punjab assembly seat PP-20 Chakwal by-elections began amid high security, as nail biting contest expected between the candidates of PML-N and PTI.

The seat fell vacant after the death of PML-N member provincial assembly Chaudhary Liaqat. The polling  started at 8:00 am and will continue till 5:00 without any break.

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According to details, 279570 voters- male more than 144000 and female 1330000- will cast their votes today, while EC has set up 227 polling stations which carry the 421 male polling booths and 393 female polling booths.Related imageElection Election commission has deployed 1855 staff members along with stringent security arrangements. Presiding officers were given the powers of magistrate today as they can take quick action to cope the any untoward situation. Pakistan Army personnel are deployed inside and outside at all the polling stations of the PP-20 by-election.A tough contest is expected among the PTI candidate Tariq Mehmood Fazal, PML-N candidate Sultan Haider Ali and ANP candidate Qaisar Abbasi.The seat was fell vacant after the demise of PML-N MPA Ch Liaqat Ali Khan, who was died on October 30, 2017.In 2013 general election PML-N candidate Ch Liaqat securing 62088 votes got the victory while runner up was an independent candidate and PTI candidate was on third position.

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