All set for PK-7 Swat by-election
SWAT – The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday completed all arrangements for smooth conduct of free and transparent by-election in PK-7 Swat-VI, which would be held on June 26.
In a statement issued here, Provincial Election Commission’s spokesman said that election campaign would come to an end at midnight between Friday and Saturday after which electioneering would not be allowed.
A total of four candidates would try their luck for the seat, which fell vacant after the death of Awami National Party MPA Waqar Ahmed Khan. The political observers predicted tough electoral battle between PTI’s Fazal Maula and ANP’s Hussain Ahmed, who is being supported by PPP, PML-N, QWP, JUI-F and others.
Election campaign in the constituency has reached to its peak where supporters of the candidates were busy in door-to-door campaign to muster public’s support ahead of the decision day.