ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja has warned of strict action in case of violations during the polling process.
The Central Election Commission said the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will not tolerate any interference in the voting process and urged the masses to exercise their right to vote without fear.
“People should come out of their house and vote for their representatives,” Sikandar Sultan Raja said and further warned that legal action would be taken against anyone barring women from polling.
It merits mention that polling is being held for local Bodies Elections in thirty two districts of Balochistan under strict security arrangements.
As per Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), over 3.5 million voters are eligible to cast their votes in the local bodies elections while 5,226 polling stations including 1,974 highly sensitive stations have been established for the Balochistan LB polls.
Strict security measures have been put in place to avoid any unfortunate incidents during provincial elections.