Polling under way for by-election on Punjab Assembly seat PP-218

F.P. Report

MULTAN: Polling is under way on the vacant Punjab Assembly seat Multan seat PP-218.

The PP-218 seat fell vacant after the sudden death of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Malik Mazhar Abbas Raan.

PTI’s Malik Wasif Mazhar Raan, Pakistan Peoples Party’s Malik Muhammad Arshad are contesting for the seat along with independent candidates, Malik Shahid Abbas Raan, Muhammad Tufail,

Muhammad Ramzan and Muhammad Israrul Haq Cheema.

A total of 138 polling stations including 25 for male, 24 female and 89 combined have been set up in the constituency. Among these, 38 polling stations have been declared sensitive where tight security arrangements have been made.

According to the Election Commission of Pakistan there are 203,188 registered voters in the constituency including 111,918 male and 91,270 female voters.

Polling will continue till 5pm.