The polling that begun at 8 within the morning will proceed until 5 pm with none break. 360 polling stations have been made for the 4,94000 registered voters within the constituency.
A detailed contest is anticipated between PTI’s Ali Asjad Malhi and PML-N’s Nosheen Iftikhar in right this moment’s NA-75 Daska by-polls.
Pakistan Rangers personnel will likely be deployed together with police on the polling stations whereas the military will likely be on standby. CCTV cameras have been put in on the delicate polling stations, whereas Part 144 has been slapped within the space.
Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja is current within the Election Fee Workplace Punjab to observe the by-elections. A management room has additionally been arrange within the Sialkot Commissioner’s Workplace.
On Feb 25, the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) had ordered re-election within the NA-75 Sialkot-Daska constituency over alleged rigging and irregularities.
In a letter to the Election Fee, Nosheen Iftikhar had expressed concern over bogus voting at 100 polling stations with the assistance of presiding officers and the non-installation of cameras.
In reply to the fears of alleged rigging, the Election Fee mentioned that no motion might be taken towards somebody on mere assumptions.