PAT announces to support PPP in NA-133 by-poll


The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Friday announced support for the Pakistan People’s Party in the by-election to NA-133 Lahore.

The by-election to the NA-133 constituency will be held on December 5. While announcing support for Pakistan People’s Party candidate in the by-election, the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has directed its voters to vote for Aslam Gill on December 5.

The election commission has decided the deployment of Rangers for security of by-election to NA-133.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sent a letter to the Punjab Home Department seeking deployment of paramilitary Rangers for holding a by-election in NA-133, sources said.

The provincial election commission has not yet received any reply from the home department, according to sources. “The election commission will decide the polling scheme for the by-election by November 20,” sources said.

According to sources, the Rangers will assist to control the law and order situation during the election.

Police as well as the Rangers will be posted at polling stations during the by-election. Moreover, CCTV cameras will also be installed at polling stations during the election.

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