THARPARKAR : Polling for the by-election in National Assembly constituency, NA 221 Nagarparker in district Tharparkar has ended and the vote count is underway.
The voting started at 8:00am and ended at 5:00pm without any interval.
According to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), twelve candidates are contesting the election.
A strong competition will be witnessed between Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Syed Pir Amir Ali Shah and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Nizam-ud-Din.
318 polling stations have been established for the voting process among which, 95 have been declared sensitive.
Over 4,000 police personnel and 1,000 Rangers have been deployed in the constituency to avoid any untoward situation.
It is to be mentioned here that the seat had fallen vacant after the death of PPP, member of National Assembly (MNA) Noor Mohammad Shah Milani.