ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has registered 97 eunuchs as voters in Preliminary Electoral Rolls (PERs) in Rawalpindi, an official said on Saturday.

Talking to media he said, the registered members of the third gender can now contest elections of provincial, national or Senate elections.

According to PERs, total registered voters in Rawalpindi district are 2.283 million including 1.228 million male and 1.055 female voters.

As many as 1644 voters have died in last three years. Population of Rawalpindi district has swelled to 3.7 million.