Sindh govt increases numbers of Karachi UCs


The Sindh government on Monday accepted a demand of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, notifying an increase in number of UCs in Karachi Division.

According to a notification issued by Local Government Department, the Sindh government included 53 more UCs in Karachi Division, taking the total number of UCs from 246 to 299.

“The notification will apply prospectively for future local government elections,” it added.

Media reports said the increase in number of UCs will not affect the results of recently-held local government elections. Sources claimed that Mayor Karachi will be elected on the basis of 246 UCs.

The increase in number of Karachi UCs was another demand of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan tabled at the time when the latter parted ways with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and joined Pakistan Democratic Movement.