Pakistan

PML-N workers protest Asad Umar’s visit to polling stations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Asad Umar faced protest from Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) workers for his visit to polling stations during first ever local government elections in Islamabad.

The PML-N activists demanded halt to polling when the PTI leader visited. The N-League activists said visit of Umar to polling stations was tantamount to rigging the polls.

PML-N workers kept protesting for couple of hours, forcing the PTI leader to leave the area.

The first ever local government elections in the capital are underway. Over 6,076 registered voters will use their right of franchise. While Over 2,400 candidates are vying for the seats of chairman, vice chairman and councillors.

The ECP said green ballot paper would be used for the seat of chairman and vice chairman while white for general seats.

 

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