General Elections 2018: Polling briefly paused in Abid Sher Ali's NA-108
According to media reports, the PML-N leader arrived at the polling station no. 376 after multiple women complained that they were not being allowed to cast their vote.
Ali, who has been a vocal leader of embattled Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz, also had an argument with a female polling officer over discrepancies in the voter lists following which the polling process was paused for 20 minutes period.
The polling across Pakistan for the 11th General Elections started at 8 am which will continue till 6 pm without any formal break.
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In the ongoing elections, as many as 105.96 million people, including 47 million female voters, will be able to use their right to vote from 8 am till 6 pm without any formal break, with over 1,2000 candidates vying for 270 national and 570 provincial assembly seats. Twenty-three percent of the total voters would be taking part in the exercise for the first time.
It is common practice in the rural areas of Pakistan where female voters are denied their right; however, the turnover of women voters in urban areas remained comparatively satisfactory in the previous elections.
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