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G-B CEC seeks timely delivery of ballot papers, Trbune reported


By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: The Election Commission of Gilgit-Baltistan has finalised plans to disseminate postal ballot papers in various polling stations across the region. Muhammad Hussain, senior postmaster at Pakistan Postal Service, held a meeting with Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Tahir Shah on Thursday, assuring him of full cooperation in this regard. A statement issued by the election commission earlier ...

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PTI demands army supervise elections in Gilgit-Baltistan

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JAMIL NAGRI — Published in Dawn GILGIT: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Thursday demanded the holding of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly elections under the army’s supervision to check possible rigging. “As the PML-N-led federal government has planned to rig the upcoming (GB) legislative assembly elections through the regional government installed by it, we want the army troops deployed at and outside polling stations ...

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CEC says it is ‘criminal’ to ban women from voting, Tribune reports


By Shabbir Mir Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Election Commissioner Justice Tahir Ali Shah took strong exception on Monday to a decision taken by a jirga last week to bar women from voting in legislative assembly elections. The CEC said it was nothing short of a criminal act, Express tribune reported. Justice Shah asked G-B Chief Secretary Tahir Hussain and IGP Zafar Iqbal Awan ...

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CEC expresses concern over security at 272 polling stations in GB


By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Ahead of the Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly elections, chief election commissioner (CEC) Tahir Ali Shah has voiced concerns about security at 272 polling stations out of 1,022. A CEC official told The Express Tribune, Shah has declared 119 of these polling stations “highly sensitive” and another 153 “sensitive” for the polls. Police and security personnel will be deployed in these ...

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