Friday December 03, 2021

NA-133 Lahore By-polls: Election Campaign To End Today


LAHORE: Election campaigns of the candidates will end at 12:00 midnight today 48 hours before the organization of the polling in the NA-133 constituency on December 5 (Sunday).

Electioneering will conclude at 12:00 midnight ahead of NA-133 by-polls on December 5.

A total of 11 candidates will contest the by-polls in the NA-133 constituency of Lahore.

A tough fight is expected between Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). However, no candidate from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will contest the polls.

From Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Parliamentarians, Aslam Gul, the city president of the political party will contest the by-polls. . From PML-N, wife of late Pervez Malik, Shaista Pervez Malik will contest the election.

A control room had been set up in Lahore to monitor the law and order situation during the by-election in NA-133.

Rangers had been tasked to transport bags containing ballot papers to the returning officer’s office after the polling process is over. The Result Transmission System (RTS) will be utilised to transmit results.

As many as 254 vehicles will be used for the transportation of election staff. 2,000 personnel of the Quick Response Force and 730 troopers of the Rangers will be deployed in the constituency for security.

The Parliament’s lower house seat from Lahore was vacated due to the death of PML-N MNA Pervaiz Malik.

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