Sindh has the most sensitive polling stations

By APP
Published: April 20, 2013
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10 security personnel will be deployed in highly sensitive polling stations, 7 in sensitive and 5 in normal polling booths. PHOTO: ONLINE/FILE

10 security personnel will be deployed in highly sensitive polling stations, 7 in sensitive and 5 in normal polling booths. PHOTO: ONLINE/FILE

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has declared around 21,326 polling stations across the country as sensitive.

The commission has set three tiers of sensitivity, normal, sensitive and highly sensitive. According figures provided by the ECP, 11,053 polling stations have been declared sensitive and 10,237 have been declared highly sensitive.

As many as 10 security men will be deployed on highly sensitive polling stations while seven security personnel will be deployed on sensitive polling stations. However, five security personnel will be assigned to normal polling stations.

Sindh has been declared as the most sensitive province with 4,629 highly sensitive and 3,621 sensitive polling stations.

In Punjab, 2,911 polling stations have been declared as sensitive whereas 2,617 polling stations are highly sensitive.

In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 2,980 polling stations are sensitive whereas 1,056 are highly sensitive.

In Balochistan, 1,451 polling stations are sensitive whereas 1,071 are highly sensitive.

Similarly in FATA, 510 polling stations have been declared as sensitive whereas 459 have been declared as highly sensitive.

In Federal Capital, 11 polling stations are sensitive while 10 have been declared as highly sensitive.

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