Polling time has ended for residents of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) looking to cast their vote to elect new members to the region’s Legislative Assembly.
The gates of polling stations have closed to new voters, however those already queued inside will be allowed to cast their ballot.
The residents of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) have gone to the polls today to elect new members of the region’s Legislative Assembly.
AJK has a total of 32,50,117 registered voters, including 17,8,800 male and 14,68,317 female.
There are 33 electoral constituencies in the ten districts of AJK. While 12 constituencies are kept for Pakistan-based Jammu & Kashmir refugees. Polling stands in all the provinces have been set up for the refugees.
A total of 691 candidates, including 381 belonging to a total of 32 registered political parties and a total of 310 independent candidates, are in the run to win the election for 45 seats.