(TTI News) – Polling for the provincial seat of by-election in Sindh Assembly constituency PS-70 Matli (Badin II) is underway today (Thursday), TTI News reported.
The polling was started at 8:00 am and will continue without any break till 5:00 pm. There are six candidates in the run for the by election. The real contest is expected between PPP candidate Haji Muhammad Dada Halipota and JUI s Maulana Gul Hassan.
According to Election Commission, 123 polling stations have been set up in the constituency for 166,809 registered voters who are exercising their right to vote during today’s polling.
The instructions issued by the Election Commission said that all presiding officers of PS-70 Matli (Badin II) are required to provide signed Form-45 to the polling agents.
Police and Rangers have been deployed at all 123 polling stations. The presiding officers have to keep their location service on all the time on their cell phones and present the Form-45 pictures to the agents.
During delivery of election materials and polling, implementation of Corona SOPs has been ensured. Control rooms for monitoring and complaints of PS-70 by-elections have been set up.
The ECP said that separate control rooms have been set up in Karachi and in the offices of the Returning Officer.