Polling underway on tribal districts’ KP Assembly seats

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Polling underway on tribal districts' KP Assembly seats

PESHAWAR: Polling for elections on 16 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly seats of erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) the now merged tribal districts is underway amid tight security arrangements to ensure holding of free, fair and transparent elections.Polling underway on tribal districts' KP Assembly seats
Polling started at 8:00am and will continue till 05.00 pm without any break. Two hundred and eighty-five candidates are in the run.
Eighty-four candidates are contesting election from the platform of different political parties while two hundred and one are independents.
One thousand eight hundred and ninety-five polling stations have been established for this purpose.
Complaint Centers have also been established in ECP secretariat Islamabad as well as in ECP office in Peshawar.
The ECP has set up 1,897 polling stations — 482 for men, 376 for women and 1,039 combined.

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