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Hunza By-Elections to Be Held Tomorrow for GBLA-6 Seat

Elections in Hunza are finally set to be held tomorrow after getting postponed thrice. According to a statement issued by election commission of Gilgit-Baltistan, polling for Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly seat from Hunza will be held on 10th September. Security forces including police and Gilgit-Baltistan Scout have been called to maintain peace during the election process.

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Hunza By-Elections to Be Held Tomorrow for GBLA-6 Seat

Elections in Hunza are finally set to be held tomorrow after getting postponed thrice. According to a statement issued by election commission of Gilgit-Baltistan, polling for Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly seat from Hunza will be held on 10th September. Security forces including police and Gilgit-Baltistan Scout have been called to maintain peace during the election process.

GBLA-6 seat was vacant after the winner of general elections Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan was promoted to the position of Governor Gilgit-Baltistan. Ever since the by-elections have been postponed thrice due to various reasons. However, the election commission has ensured to carry out elections on the vacant seat this time.

Gilgit-Baltistan Elections 2015

Shah Saleem Khan of PMLN, son of Governor Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Akhon Bai of Awami Workers Party – AWP, independent candidate Col. Ubaid Ullah Baig and independent candidate Naiknaam Karim are expected to have close contest. Other contenders for by-elections include Aziz of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf and former speaker GBLA Wazir Baig.

GBee Staff brings you the breaking news, latest updates and trending stories from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC) regions of Pakistan. For queries, suggestions and submitting articles, contact editor[at]gbee.pk

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