Deployment of Punjab Rangers/Pakistan Army and Security arrangements for Bye-Elections in Punjab
Islamabad, September 28, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Election Commission of Pakistan has, in view of the volatile law and order situation in the country as well as demands of Provincial Election Commissioner Punjab, DROs/ROs concerned and political parties, decided to deploy Punjab Rangers/Pakistan Army in the bye-elections of constituencies No. NA-122 Lahore-V, NA-144 Okara-II, NA-154 Lodhran-I, PP-147 Lahore-XI scheduled to be held on 11th October 2015 and in PP-16 Attock-II on 6th October 2015.
In this regard, letters have been sent to the Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Government of Pakistan asking them to issue necessary directions for deployment of sufficient strength of Punjab Rangers/Pakistan Army for all the above-mentioned constituencies under intimation to the Election Commission of Pakistan.
For more information, contact:
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
Election Commission of Pakistan Secretariat,
Election House, Constitution Avenue G-5/2,
Tel: +92-51-9201975, +92-51-9206062
Fax: +92-51-9205402, +92-51-9205300