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Pakistan Election: Voting in Pakistan today, Imran Khan's party in jail will be able to defeat Nawaz Sharif?

Pakistan is going to vote for general elections today on February 8. Voting will start from 8.30 am. 12.85 crore voters will elect a new government in Pakistan, which is facing an economic crisis. 5121 candidates are trying their luck in this election. Tight security arrangements have been made for the general elections.
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Pakistan is going to vote for general elections today on February 8. Voting will start from 8.30 am. 12.85 crore voters will elect a new government in Pakistan, which is facing an economic crisis. 5121 candidates are trying their luck in this election. Tight security arrangements have been made for the general elections.

Voting will begin at 8 am (8.30 am IST). Voting will end at 5:30 PM. 5121 candidates are trying their luck in this election. Of these, 4,806 are male, 312 female and two transgender candidates. 12.85 crore voters will elect a new government in Pakistan, which is facing an economic crisis. There is a strong competition for this between the three parties PTI, PMN-L and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

9,07,675 polling booths have been set up for the general elections. Tight security arrangements have been made for the general elections in Pakistan. Six and a half lakh security personnel have been deployed. In this election, Nawaz Sharif will be eyeing to become the Prime Minister for a record fourth time. At the same time, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari is the face of the Prime Ministership from the PPP. In such a situation, the question is whether the jailed Imran Khan will be able to defeat Nawaz Sharif?

How many seats will be polled?

Let us tell you that there are a total of 336 seats in the Pakistan National Assembly, out of which voting takes place in only 266 seats. The majority figure is 169. 60 seats are reserved for women and 10 seats for non-Muslims. Punjab province has the highest number of 141 seats, Sindh has 61 seats, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has 45 seats, Balochistan has 16 seats and Islamabad has three seats.

What is the number of polling booths?

More than 12.85 crore registered voters will vote in this election. For this, the Election Commission of Pakistan has established 9,07,675 polling stations across the country. At the same time, 44,000 polling stations are normal while 29,985 have been declared sensitive and 16,766 hypersensitive.

Imran Khan is contesting elections from jail

Cricketer-turned-politician PTI chief and former PM of the country Imran Khan is currently in jail. He is contesting elections from jail. After April 2022, he is continuously campaigning against the army in Pakistan. He has been in jail continuously since September last year. Many cases have been registered against Imran Khan. On the other hand is Nawaz Sharif who has been the prime minister of Pakistan three times. He returned to Pakistan from London last year after four years of exile. Many cases have been registered against him. The previous government was run by his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif.

Shahbaz has claimed that Nawaz will become the PM for the fourth time

Before the general elections, former Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahbaz Sharif has made a big claim about Nawaz Sharif. He said that if his party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz gets a majority in the parliamentary elections, his elder brother Nawaz Sharif will become the next Prime Minister of Pakistan. Let us tell you that former PM Shehbaz Sharif is also the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

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