LG Elections-2022 kick off in Larkana, Kamber-Shahdadkot

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LARKANA, Jun 26 (APP): Polling for the local government elections-2022 kicked off on Sunday amid great enthusiasm in about 1,326 polling stations throughout Larkana and Kamber-Shahdadkot districts.

The LG elections, first phase of which is being held today in five districts of the Larkana division, including Larkana, Kamber-Shahdadkot , Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Kashore-Kandhkot districts, will help produce a new leadership at the grass root level under the present government’s plan for devolution of power.

A large number of voters including women, and youth were found waiting in queues in different polling stations of Larkana and Kamber- Shahdadkot districts to cast their votes to elect pairs of chairmen and vice chairmen, and other representatives for various seats of the Municipal Corporation, Town Municipal Committees, Union Committees, District Councils, Union Councils, Municipal Committees, Wards and Town Committees.

Like other districts of the country youths of 18 years of age including ladies and gents were exercising their right of vote for the first time

During a visit to some of the polling stations set up at Government Pilot Higher Secondary School Larkana city, Government Primary School Dari Muhallah Larkana, Health Centre Murad Wahan Muhallah Larkana, Government Primary School Ghouspur Muhallah Larkana, Government Girls Degree College Larkana, Municipal Higher School, DC High School Larkana, PV School and Deeni Mardassah School, Shaikh Colony Primary School Larkana and Government High School Munawwerabad Larkana, a large number of registered voters were seen exercising their right.

Meanwhile, Commissioner Larkana Division Ghanwar Khan Leghari along with DIG Police Larkana range Mazhar Nawaz Shaikh visited various polling stations of Larkana city, other areas of the district and Kamber-Shahdadkot district to review the security arrangements there.

DIG Police Larkana told media persons that his main concern was to maintain law and order.

District Returning Officer (DRO) and Regional Election Commissioner Larkana Muhammad Hajjan Abbasi also visited various polling stations of Larkana district.