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2,585 rolls display centres working in Sindh

April 02, 2018

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan has said that it has established 2,585 display centres across the province of Sindh to provide final opportunity to its residents to include, delete, or rectify their names in the electoral rolls for general elections-2018.

A press release issued by the office of Provincial Election Commissioner, Sindh, said on Sunday that the process of inclusion, deletion, and rectification of names in the electoral rolls at these display centres had started on 26 March, 2018 and would continue till 24 April, 2018.

The statement said the ECP’s staff at the display centres had been performing their duties very well. In Hyderabad Division, there are 640 display centres, 228 display centres are in Thatta, 355 in Mirpurkhas Division, 67 in Benazirabad, 300 in Sukkur, 385 in Larkana, 610 display centres were working in the Karachi Division.

The statement quoted the Provincial Election Commissioner, Sindh, Mohammad Yousuf Khattak, as saying that these display centres had been established to facilitate the people. He said that voters should take advantage of these display centres and achieve the purpose for which they had been established by the ECP. The special monitoring teams of ECP are inspecting these display centres. The voters have been advised to send their Computerized National Identity Card numbers on 8300 through cellular phone text messages in order to inquire details and status of their registered votes.

The voters whose votes are registered in such areas where they or their families don’t have any association at all, had been advised to immediately visit the designated display centres to get their names rectified in the electoral rolls, so that in the forthcoming general elections they could vote in their respective areas of residence.