Polls underway in ex-FATA in historic first


PESHAWAR:– the first-ever provincial meeting elections in the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal areas (Fata) are being held today (Saturday).

according to the Provincial Election commission, polling is being held on 16 seats of tribal districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa meeting. Polling began at 08:00am and will hold till five:00pm without any ruin. two hundred and eighty-four applicants are in run.

eighty-3 applicants are contesting election from the platform of various political parties whilst hundred and one are independents.

one thousand 8 hundred and 90-5 polling stations have been installed for this purpose. Tight security features have been taken to make sure holding of the polling in a non violent and obvious way.

besides neighborhood police, military squaddies may be deployed in polling stations to help the administration in keeping peaceful environment within the elections.

according to updated electoral rolls, in PK-100 Bajaur-I overall electorate 156,237, Male voters ninety four,937 and female electorate sixty one,three hundred, PK-101 Bajaur-II, overall citizens 161,047, male electorate ninety four,349 and girl voters sixty six,698, PK-102 Bajaur-II overall voters 216,719, male citizens 125,358 and woman citizens 91,361, PK-103 Mohmand –I general electorate one hundred ten,477, male voters 68,469, female electorate 42,008, PK-104 Mohmand-II overall electorate one hundred seventy,022, male electorate 106,749, lady citizens sixty three,273, PK-one zero five Khyber-I overall voters 167, 484, male citizens 94,514, female voters seventy two,970, PK-106, Khyber-II general electorate 148,470, male voters eighty two,818, lady voters 65,652, PK-107, Khyber-III overall voters 216,133, male citizens 123,683, female electorate 92,450, PK-108, Kurram-I general voters 172,897, male electorate 99,534, woman citizens 73,363, PK-109, Kurram-II general citizens 187, 844, male citizens one hundred and five,284, female voters 82,560, PK-one hundred ten, Orakzai total voters 196,436, male voters a hundred and ten,741, lady electorate 85,695, PK-111, North Waziristan-I total voters 141,053, male voters 92,845, female electorate forty eight,208, PK-112, North Waziristan-II general voters 179,124, male voters 117,811, woman voters 61,313, PK-113, South Waziristan-1 total citizens 218,835, male voters 122,197, woman voters 96,638, PK-114, South Waziristan-II total electorate 167,994, male voters 115,572, lady electorate 52,422 and PK-one hundred fifteen, ex Frontier regions general citizens 191,062, male votes 116444, lady electorate 74,618.


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