PESHAWAR: By-Elections to some 191 local government seats in 22 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to begin Sunday morning amid tight security.

The voting process will start at 9:00 am and will end at 5:00 pm without any break.

According to ECP, by-election is being held on 52 vacant seats of District Councilors, 32 seats of Town/Tehsil Councilors and 54 seats of Village and Neighborhood Councilors out of which 44 seats are generals, women seat is one and youth 6, Labor/peasant seats are 3.

As many as 1532571 voters would exercise right to vote, out of which 677955 are female and 892438 are male voters.

A total of 1255 polling stations have been setup among which 447 are for male and 387 are for female and 421 are combined polling stations. Overall 3685 polling booths are setup out of which 2086 for male and 1599 for women.

Meanwhile, 126 candidates have been elected unopposed.

The total number of presiding officers are 1255 out of which 868 are male and 387 female.

Similarly, number of Assistant Presiding Officers is 3702 while 3685 polling officers will perform duty on polling day. 

The polling material has been handed over to pressing officers on December 22. The Returning Officer will announce result of polling on December 24.

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