Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday praised the government and police for conducting a fair and transparent poll in the National Assembly (NA) constituency 75.
An ECP spokesperson said in a statement that the by-election in Daskar was held in a peaceful environment. He added that on polling day, the Pakistan Army and Rangers also played a vital role in handling the situation.
The spokesman further hailed the services of polling staff.
Earlier, PML-N candidate Nosheen Iftikhar won the by-election in NA-75 Daska and secured 111,220 votes, whereas PTI’s Ali Asjad Malhi obtained 92,019 votes.
The polling that started at 8am continued till 5 pm without any break. 360 polling stations were setup for the 4,94000 registered voters in the constituency. Out of which, 47 polling stations were declared sensitive by the ECP.
In response to any unpleasant situations, rangers and police were deployed in the electoral districts, and Pakistani Army soldiers were on standby.