Re-polling starts in thirteen K-P districts for LG elections

 Re-polling starts in thirteen K-P districts for LG elections

Re-ballot  in districts wherein elections had been terminated because of deteriorating conditions on polling day, says ECP

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PESHAWAR:

Re-polling in thirteen districts for the nearby authorities elections in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) became hung on Sunday.

The polling commenced at eight am and could preserve until five pm with out break.

According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), re-polling became hung on diverse seats of nearby councils in which elections had been terminated because of the deteriorated law-and-order state of affairs on polling day or the loss of life of contesting applicants at some point of the primary section of the nearby our bodies polls hung on December 19, 2021.

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The thirteen districts in which re-elections had been held included: Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, Laki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Buner, Bajaur, Karak, Khyber and Mohmand.

Tight protection arrangements

Secretary ECP Omar Hameed Khan directed a unique consciousness on protection, making sure the set up of CCTV cameras and boom withinside the variety of protection employees at some point of re-polling in touchy polling stations of K-P.

He stated that in the primary section of LG elections a few ugly incidents passed off in polling stations of diverse districts, which resulted withinside the suspension of polling.

Khan referred to as for the implementation of the directives of the ECP on this regard in letter and spirit to make certain re-polling in those polling stations takes region in a non violent environment.

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