By-Poll: (By-election for NA 218 Matiari today)

ISLAMABAD: The by-election of NA 218 Matiari will be held today (Monday). The registered male voters in the constituency are 160496 and female 142248.

In the constituency, 263 polling stations have been established of which 60 polling stations have been declared highly sensitive and one hundred polling stations are sensitive.

Six candidates are contesting for the seat. According to Regional Election Commissioner Hyderabad Ijaz Anwar Chauhan, all arrangements have been made to ensure free, fair and transparent polls.

He said around 2400 security personnel have been deployed to ensure holding of free and fair elections. The NA-218 seat-fallen vacant due to the demise of PPP Parliamentarian Makhdoom Fahim Amin.