Peshawar, July 19 (TNS): In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, polling for sixteen seats of the provincial assembly in tribal districts is being held on Saturday.
According to the Provincial Election Commission, polling will begin at 0800 am and continue till 5:p.m. without any break.
Two hundred and eighty-four candidates are in run.
Eighty-three candidates are contesting election from the platform of different political parties while two hundred and one are independents.
About two point eight million voters will cast their right to vote.
One thousand eight hundred and ninety-five polling stations have been established for this purpose.
Tight security measures have been taken to ensure holding of the polling in a peaceful and transparent manner.
Besides local police, army jawans have also been deployed in polling stations to help the administration in maintaining peaceful atmosphere in the elections.