30 million ballots printed as ECP to hold LG elections in Sindh
Karachi: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) printed nearly 30 million ballots for the first phase of local government elections in Sindh province on Sunday, ARY News reported.
According to ECP sources, lakhs of rupees were spent on the printing of ballot papers for the first phase of local body elections in 14 districts of the state. “The cost of a ballot paper is around Rs 115.
Apart from this, he said that the other equipment required for the elections has come at an additional cost.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Government of Sindh have demanded deployment of Pakistani Army and Rangers during local government elections in Sindh province.
The ECP Sindh Chapter has written a letter to the Secretary, Election Commission, saying that the deployment of Pakistan Army and Rangers is necessary for peaceful elections.
“Even the commissioners, DROs and candidates have asked for deployment of rangers at polling stations as there are concerns about violence and clashes between political rivals on the day of polling,” the letter said.
Apart from this, the Sindh government has also written a letter to the Home Secretary asking him to deploy 9,682 Rangers personnel during the local body elections.
“The personnel will be deployed at the most sensitive and sensitive polling stations,” the provincial government said. measure This was done for the purpose of conducting peaceful elections.
, 30 million ballots printed as ECP to hold LG elections in Sindh
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