KARACHI - The staff of the Election Commission is busy in verification of voter lists all over Karachi, while troops from Army are providing them safe and secure environment.
He visited the Assistant Registration Officer's office and was briefed that the house count in Banaras area has been completed and now the voters verification is 70 per cent completed.
INP adds: The Election Commission of Pakistan has demanded an increase in the strength of army personnel for verification of voter lists.
According to sources, the Chief Election Commissioner has written a letter to Corps Commander Karachi, saying that additional army strength is needed for the verification of the voters list in Karachi. Presently, over 4,000 army personnel are involved in the verification of voter lists in Karachi but this is a small number for such a heavily populated mega city as Karachi.
The Chief Election Commissioner demanded increase in the army strength to speed up the process.