KHYBER AGENCY - As many as 116 polling stations will be set up in the constituency of NA-45, Khyber Agency to facilitate tribesmen. Foolproof security arrangements will be made to conduct free and fair election, which is the priority.

These views were expressed by Assistant Political Agent, Jamrud and returning officer for NA-45, Jahangir Azam on Sunday.

APA Jahangir Azam said, all preparations have been finalized for the election in the constituency and extra-ordinary security measures have been compiled. As per plan Levis and Khasadar personnel will be deployed on every single polling station beside with additional patrolling of the security persons in the area, he added. He further said that separate polling stations will be set up for male female voters. Till 26-03-2013,170000 voters have been registered in NA-45 among which 59219 are female voters. Providing more details of his preparation he said, 62 polling stations including 30 for male and 24 for female while 8 combined stations will be established in Landi kotal. Scores of polling stations have been declared sensitive, he remarked. An emergency cell has been created in APA office, Jamrud that will address the grievance of the candidates of the constituency round the clock, Jahangir Azam vowed. He further added that 27 candidates including Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Hamidullah Jan, Zernoor Afridi and have submitted their documents.

 for contesting of election from NA-45.