Polling for LG by-elections underway in KP

PESHAWAR: By-election for vacant seats in the local government in 23 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is in progress.

The polling will continue till 5pm without any break. The elections were postponed because of Bacha Khan University tragedy.

A total of 828 candidates are in the run for Village and Neighbourhood Councils, Women, Peasant/Workers, Youth and Non-Muslims seats.

Pakistan Army is helping the civil administration in the maintenance of law and order during the election.

Voters are not allowed to take mobile phones inside the polling stations.