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Voting for two Senate underway

Senate-File photoLAHORE: The Senate by-election on two seats from Punjab began on Thursday with provincial Election Commissioner Zafar Iqbal Hussain as the Returning Officer.Polling will continue from 9 am to 6 pm without any break at the Punjab Assembly building which has been declared the polling station.Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Walid Iqbal and PML-N”s Saud Majeed are contesting for the general Senate seat while PTI”s Seemee Ezdi and PML-N”s Saira Afzal Tarar are contesting for a reserved seat of woman.These two senate seats from Punjab had fallen vacant after Sadia Abbasi and Haroon Akhter Khan of the Pakistan Muslim League-N were denotified for holding dual-nationality.As many as 369 Members Punjab Assmebly (MPAs) will cast their votes out of a total number of 371 while PTI and the allies have 194 votes as compared to 173 votes of the PML-N.According to the Provincial Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the voters will not be allowed to carry mobile phone or camera inside the polling station while a voter must be in possession of the original Punjab Assembly card to cast the vote. Read More      

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