ECP declares 1,727 polling stations as highly sensitive for bye-elections

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 12 (APP):Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Friday declared 1,727 polling stations as highly sensitive for bye-elections 2018 in 35 constituencies.
According to an official of ECP, as many as 20 sensitive polling stations were from Punjab, 10 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, three from Sindh and two from Balochistan.
He said that a special security plan has been chalked out to ensure foolproof security for sensitive polling station on polling day of bye-elections being held on October 14 in 35 constituencies.
He said that the security plan will be implemented in coordination with the provincial governments and departments concerned.
He said that commission has planned these security measures for highly sensitive polling stations to ensure security of voters for having better turnout.
He said that foolproof security arrangements have been planned with deployment of security personnel at polling stations to ensure smooth polling process.