By-election polling under way on Punjab Assembly seat PP-218
MULTAN: Polling is under way on vacant Punjab Assembly seat PP-218. PTI’s Malik Wasif Mazhar Raan and Pakistan Peoples Party’s Malik Muhammad Arshad are competing along with independent candidates.
PP-218 seat fell vacant after sudden death of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Malik Mazhar Abbas Raan.
A total of 138 polling stations including 25 for male, 24 female and 89 combined have been set up in constituency. Among these, 38 polling stations have been declared sensitive where tight security arrangements have been made. Polling would continue till 5pm.
According to Election Commission of Pakistan there are 203,188 registered voters in constituency including 111,918 male and 91,270 female voters.