Special Transmission on NA-120 by-election: Polling continues in a peaceful manner
Polling for the bye-election in NA-120 constituency Lahore is underway in peaceful manner. According to reports, polling started 8:00 am in the morning and and will conclude at 5:00 pm without any break. In all forty-four candidates, including 32 independent and 12 from different political parties are taking part in the bye-election. Begum Kalsoom Nawaz of Pakistan Muslim League (N), Faisal Mir from Pakistan People's Party and Dr. Yasmeen Rashid from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf are the main contestants. Under a pilot project, one hundred biometric verification machines were used on trial basis in 39 polling stations of the constituency. To ensure smooth and peaceful polling process, strict security measures had been made inside and outside the polling stations and fifteen hundred Army personnel will also remain vigilant till the results are announced. The Spokesperson of Election Commission of Pakistan says polling process for bye-election in the constituency of NA-120 remained peaceful.
Analysts on Telephone:
Rana Sanaullah (PML-N Leader)
Haroon Khan Shinwari (ECP Spokesperson)
Saifullah Khan, (Provincial Election Commissioner Punjab)
Live Reports from Lahore correspondent Syed Muhammad Qasim Bukhari, Athar Rasool, Shazia Mushtaq were included in the program
Co Host: Dr Mujeeb Afzal