891,631 voters to cast vote in Abbottabad LG polls

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Abdul Khali Qureshi
Abbottabad

As many as 891,631 people including 413,650 female voters will cast their right of franchise in the district for One Tehsil Mayor and Three Tehsil Chairmen beside 196 village councils and 13 neighborhood councils in Abbottabad district.

Abbottabad Tehsil considered to be the thickly populated Tehsil in the province having population of 895,148 with 584,900 votes.

Tehsil Lower Tanawal has 62004 votes, Havelian Tehsil has 164322 votes and Lora Tehsil has 80405 votes. Election Commission has deputed 24 returning officers and 18 Assistant Returning officers to conduct the election.

Forty three candidates have been contesting for the all Tehsil Chairmen and 196 village councils and 13 neighborhood councils. Abbottabad Tehsil has total 119 village councils & 11 neighborhood councils while 43 women, 7 peasant, 7 youth and 7 minority reserved seats would be indirectly elected. Havelian Tehsil has 34 village councils and 3 neighbourhood councils while 12 women, 2 peasant, 2 youth and 2 minority seats were for reserved seats.

 

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