ECP set to arrange local body elections in KP

Election Commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has completed all arrangements for holding local government elections in the province in a fair and transparent manner on Saturday.

The Election Commission has sent election material to all District Returning Officers.

According to Election Commission, election campaign will come to end at twelve tonight.

84400 candidates are in the run on 41762 seats. Foolproof security arrangements have been made to ensure peaceful conduct of polling process.

Emergency has been declared in all the public sector hospitals including tertiary core-hospitals, district headquarters hospitals, Rural Health Centres and Basic Health Units of the province.

The emergency will stand from 08:00 AM May 29th till the end of local bodies election process.

The decision has been made in view of the prevailing law and order situation in the province particularly the sensitivity of situation and unusual mass mobility in the context of local bodies elections in the province so that any emergency situation could be handled properly.


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