ECP increases number of sensitive polling stations to 47 in NA-75.

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has increased the number of sensitive polling stations up to 47 in the NA-75 constituency of Daska ahead of re-election on Monday.

The ECP's spokesperson said that it has been decided to make strict security arrangements at the polling stations declared sensitive. The polling process in the sensitive polling stations will be monitored through CCTV cameras. The spokesperson added that Rangers personnel will be deployed outside and inside the sensitive polling stations.

Moreover, the commission completed the training of new election staff of the 20 disputed polling stations. Returning Officer (RO) Akhtar Abbasi has directed the staff to ensure transparency in the polling process. The RO also administered oath to the polling officers and concerned staff.

The by-poll is...

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