Punjab

PP-30 by-poll underway in Sargodha

The voting process for Punjab Assembly’s PP-30 by-poll is underway in Sargodha.
Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz-backed Yasir Zafar Sindhu and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Rao Sajid Mehmood are facing each other in the election.
A small number of voters have appeared to cast their votes as it is still early in the day. The voting premises is secured by Rangers personnel.
The constituency includes 16 Union Councils (UCs) of Tehsil Kot Momin and Tehsil Bhalwal.
Of the 1,73,912 registered voters in the constituency, 75,776 are women.
The arrangements for the by-poll are complete, with two SP’s, five DSP’s, seven inspectors, and a thousand officers deployed to ensure a smooth voting process. Personnel of the armed forces are also on standby.