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Polling for PS-7 by-elections underway in Ghotki

Polling for by-elections in PS-7 constituency in Ghotki is underway today (Monday).
The process was started at 8:00am and will be continued till 5:00pm.
According to details, seven candidates are taking part in the election whereas a tough competition is expected between Pakistan Peoples Party’s Bari Khan Pitafi and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) leader Maja Mian.
A total of 179,843 voters will participate in the polling for which,164 polling stations have been set up in the area amid strict security. As many as103 polling stations have been declared sensitive by the provincial administration.
The seat fell vacant after the demise of PPP’s Sardar Ahmad Ali Pitafi who won the provincial assembly seat from PS-7 Ghotki for the fourth time in the last general elections in 2013.