AJK CEC decides to hold elections under Army’s supervision


MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mughal has said that the coming general elections in Azad Kashmir will be held under supervision of Pakistan Army to ensure transparency and fairness of the elections.     

Addressing a news conference here on Saturday, he said the commission had decided to prepare new voter rolls by its own employees rather using NADRA to do the job due to constraint of resources and these would be completed from March 5 to 20.

He said every citizen attaining the age of 18 years on March 20 will be enrolled as voter and the vote shall be registered only on permanent address of the person to avoid double registration of the vote.

Justice Mustafa Mughal said there shall be ban on big rallies and public gathering during the election campaign to minimize the expenditures of the candidates and the candidates had been barred from carrying rallies at the time of filling of the nomination papers.

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