‘KP’s 4,812 Polling Stations Identified as Most Sensitive for 2024 Elections’


Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Justice (retd) Syed Arshad Hussain was briefed that out of a total of 15,737 polling stations in the province, 4,812 have been declared the most sensitive for the general elections 2024. An important meeting regarding the elections was held, presided over by the chief minister and attended by top officials including the Inspector General of Police and provincial ministers. The meeting discussed the security arrangements for the elections, with 6,581 polling stations declared sensitive and 4,344 polling stations declared normal. Additionally, 1,919 polling stations would be set up in snow-bound areas.

The participants were informed about the simultaneous holding of elections for national and provincial assemblies in the settled and merged districts of the province. The total number of registered voters in the province was reported to be 21,692,381. Security arrangements for the most sensitive polling stations were discussed, with 11 security personnel to be deployed in the southern belt and merged districts, and seven security personnel in the rest of the districts. The chief minister emphasized the government’s commitment to holding peaceful, fair, and transparent elections, urging all relevant officials to ensure the implementation of plans and decisions. He also stressed the importance of adhering to the instructions and code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan. Finally, Justice (retd) Syed Arshad Hussain pledged to utilize all available resources for the successful conduct of the elections.


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