PS-7 by-poll underway in Ghotki | Pakistan
GHOTKI: PS-7 poll is conducted in Gotki.
A tough competition is expected between a candidate from the Pakistan People's Party (PPS) Mian Abdul Bari and the Pakistan Muslim League – Functional (PML-F) Mian Abdul Malik.
The place of PS-7 was released after the death of Assembly member Sind Ahmed Ali Khan.
As many as 179,000 people will use their right to vote by casting their votes at 163 polling stations in the constituency.
Nur Muhammad, an election observation officer, imposed a fine of 50,000 rupees on both candidates on Sunday to violate election rules.
Law enforcement agencies, including rangers, ensure a smooth voting process. Almost 3,500 policemen, including six SPs, 2 ASPs and 11 DSPs, are stationed at polling stations to ensure strict security.