LARKANA: Polling for the by-election on Sindh Assembly’s constituency of PS-11, Larkana has begun.
According to Election Commission, preparations for a by-election in PS-11-Larkana-II have been completed. The polling started at 8:00 in the morning and would continue till 5:00 in the evening without any break.
The seat fell vacant after the Supreme Court de-seated Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Moazim Ali Abbasi on failing to declare his assents.
A strong contest is expected between Moazim Ali Abbasi, who was again fielded by GDA, and Jamil Somro who is the political secretary of PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
According to Election Commission, 138 polling stations have been set up in the constituency for 152,614 registered voters, 83,106 male, and 69,598 female voters, who will exercise their right to vote during today’s polling.
Sources said that 20 polling stations in the constituency have been declared as highly sensitive while 50 have been declared as sensitive.