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By-Election Polling Ongoing In NA-128 Multan With Security

By-Election Polling Ongoing In NA-128 Multan With Security

Voting for the National Assembly (NA) seat, NA-128 Multan, commenced on Sunday under tight security measures. Eight candidates are competing for the seat, with a closely contested race expected between Ali Qasim Gilani of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Ahmed Hussain Dehr representing the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz, and Taimur Altaf from the SIC party.

Polling began at 8 am and will continue until 5 pm without interruption, with authorities implementing strict security protocols due to heightened militant threats. The NA-128 seat became vacant after Senator Yousuf Raza Gilani resigned to assume the role of Senate Chairman.

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According to data from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), there are 213,333 registered voters in the constituency, comprising 111,639 male voters and 101,694 female voters. The area was previously designated as NA-154 Multan-I in the 2018 elections, but it has since been re-designated as NA-148 Multan-I.