Karachi (Shadesofgalaxy Newspaper Latest. January 15, 2023) In the second phase of local elections in Sindh province, polling is going on in Karachi and Hyderabad divisions, MQM Pakistan has boycotted the election process. According to media reports, in the second phase of local body elections in Sindh, the voting process is going on in Karachi and Hyderabad division, polling is going on in 984 wards of SEZ, for these 246 each voter will cast 2 votes, one on union committee. contains 7 districts.
Voting for local elections is reportedly underway in 9 districts of Sindh’s second largest city, Hyderabad Division, 2551 in Hyderabad, 1436 in Dadu, 839 in Jamshoro, 781 in Tandwalhiyar, 715 in Matiari and Tando Muhammad, 715 in Khan. 452 candidates are in the fray. They are contesting elections on different seats.
According to the Election Commission spokesperson, all the arrangements for the local elections have been completed, today 1 crore 32 lakh 83 thousand 696 people will exercise their right to vote, for which 8706 polling stations have been set up, 1204 for men and 1204 for women. There are 1170 polling stations for .stations were established while a total of 6332 and 389 improvised polling stations were constructed.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan has today announced a boycott of the local body elections in Karachi and Hyderabad. Speaking to the media, MQM convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that the local body elections are rigged. They are refusing to accept the elections because the first duty of the Election Commission is to demarcate the constituencies, but when they pointed out their negligence to the Election Commission, they did not pay attention, they continued to struggle for justice till January 15.
He said that our efforts were not for the mayor but for the proper representation of the city, but the efforts to honor the vote of Karachi and Hyderabad failed. Did not come forward. We the people are not the ones who won elections by losing on principles.