UMERKOT: Voting is underway for by-elections on Umerkot’s PS-52 provincial assembly seat as overall 12 candidates are taking part in the electoral contest.
A neck and neck fight is expected between Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidate Amir Ali Shah and Arbab Ghulam Rahim of Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA).
It is pertinent to mention here that the seat fell vacant after the death of the PPP Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Ali Mardan Shah.
The voting will be continued till 5:00 pm at 128 polling stations established for the by-elections today while the total number of registered voters in the constituency is 154,187.
CCTV cameras have been installed in very sensitive polling stations and Rangers personnel were deployed outside the polling stations today.