Islamabad- Election Commission of Pakistan says the Senate elections will be held through secret ballot.

It has directed the returning officers for the polls to ensure that the secrecy of the ballot is not violated by the voters.

ECP has banned the members of the national assembly and the provincial assemblies from taking their mobile phone or any other electronic device through which picture can be taken. Candidates can withdraw from elections by 12.00 noon tomorrow. Polling for the Senate elections will be held at the parliament house Islamabad and the four provincial assemblies on Thursday.