Polling underway for by-elections in NA-101 Gujranwala, PS-23 Nowshero Feroz

Gujranwala/Nowshero Feroz: Polling for by-elections in Gujranwala’s constituency NA-101 VII Wazirabad and PS-23 Nowshero Feroz is underway today.

According to media reports, the electoral procedure in the both constituencies was started at 8am and will be continued till 5pm.

In NA-101, many parties have fielded their candidates but real contest will be held among Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Justice (r) Iftikhar Ahmed Cheema and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf s (PTI) candidate Muhammad Ahmed Chatta.

On the other hand, PML-N has boycotted by-elections in PS-23 Nowshero Feroz whereas as many as 1,25,857 people will exercise their voting right.

The seat fell vacant after disqualification of PML-N’s Masror Jatoi.

Pakistan Army troops have also been deployed in and outside sensitive polling stations to avoid any untoward incident.