MULTAN: Polling regarding by-elections in constituency PP-196 Multan has been closed in a peaceful manner and now the counting of votes is in progress.
Polling started at stipulated time 8:00 in the morning and closed by 5:00 PM without any interval in a tight security.
According to Election Commission, registered voters of the constituency are 176,315 while 133 polling stations were made for the polling.
The Provincial assembly seat fell vacant due to disqualification of former Provincial Minister Chaudhry Abdul Waheed Arain.
Rana Mahmood-ul- Hassan of PML-N and Rana Abdul Jabbar of PTI are major contenders.