Punjab govt to hold LG elections through EVMs

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Staff Reporter
Lahore

Punjab government on Wednesday decided to hold local body elections through electronic voting machines.

According to sources, the government has decided that the election on electronic voting machines in Punjab will be included in the Local Bodies Act.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar has approved the inclusion of clause on EVM machine in the Local Bodies Act, while the federal government has enacted a law and the Punjab government will also make EVM a part of the Local Bodies Act.

Meanwhile, Federal government led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Wednesday announced full cooperation with the Election Commission of Pakistan regarding implementation of Electronic Voting Machine and i-voting.

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