ECP finalizes arrangements for bye-elections
Army to take control of security during by-elections
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday finalised all necessary arrangements for holding by-elections in 35 constituencies on October 14.
The election will be held on 11National Assembly seats and 24 seats from provincial assemblies included 11 seats for Punjab Assembly, nine for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and two each for Sindh and Balochistan.
The ballot papers for all constituencies in both the National and Provincial assemblies have been printed. As many as 122
candidates have been contesting by-elec- tion in 11 constituencies of National Assembly.
Moreover, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday has stated that Pakistan Army will take control of the security during by-elections on October 14.
The officers will be deployed inside and outside the polling stations under Article 220 and 245 of the Constitution. They will continue to perform their duties till October 15.
On the other hand, a special security plan has been chalked out to ensure foolproof security for sensitive polling station on by-election day.