KARACHI:The by-election on the Sindh Assembly seat PS-94 in city’s Korangi are underway today, Sunday.
The polling started at 8:00 am in the morning and will continue till 5 pm without any break. The number of registered voters in the constituency is 246,449, of which 136,808 are male voters and 109, 641 female votes.
The seat fell vacant after the death of MQM-Pakistan’s Muhammad Wajahat.
16 candidates are participating in the by-poll with a tough contest between Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidates.
As many 1,300 security personnel have been deployed for security purposes. Rangers have been deployed inside, while Pakistan Army is on standby to ensure peaceful and transparent polls.
CCTV cameras were also installed across 149 polling stations.