Thursday June 16, 2022

Polling Underway In Karachi’s NA-240 By-Polls

Karachi: The polling is underway in the by polls on National Assembly constituency NA-240 comprising areas of Landhi and Korangi.

The polling on the NA-240 started 8:00 am morning which will continue without any disruption till 5 pm.

The constituency has a population of 8, 53, 973, while as many as 5, 29, 855 people are registered for voting

As many as 309 polling stations have been established out of which 206 are declared highly sensitive while remaining 106 are declared sensitive.

Total 25 candidates are battling the polls, former mayor Mustafa Kamal’s Pakistan Sarzameen Party (PSP)’s Shabbir Qaim Khawani, Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P)’s Abu Bakar, Muhajir Quami Movement-Afaq (MQM)’s Rafi Uddin Faisal, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s Nasir Lodhi and Tehrek-e-Labaik (TL)’s Kashif Qadri

The two important parties of Karachi Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamat-e-Islami (JI) didn’t file their candidates for the by-polls.

The NA-240 was lied vacant after death of MQM-P Iqbal Muhammad Ali Khan.

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