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Voters verification starts under military watch

KARACHI – Though there’s no serious threat towards the Election Commission staff that starts verifying voters’ list in Karachi from today, the Pakistan Military will intervene whenever an untoward incident takes places throughout the verification procedure that can last until Ist Feb .Oddly enough, there is phone call by various political and spiritual parties that soldiers from the Pakistan Military perform the verification themselves to really make the ready to eat lists transparent. Both sides except the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has supported the army’s participation within the verification process, however, the Election Commission required a U-turn and stated the military would only ensure security from the staff when necessary. The election commissioner stated all stationary have been presented to the concerned staff that incorporated form A, form 2, form B and register and also the verification staff would look into the CNIC from the mind of the home. Besides, the correction, if any, would be also done throughout the verification process, he added. Anwar stated the verification staff works through the duration of verification i.e. 10th January to 1st Feb with no holiday. Furthermore, sources within the Election Commission told Pakistan Today which more than 13,000 staff would carry out the verification responsibilities. You will find a lot more than 6.926 million votes within the city which include .726 million votes registered in Malir district, 1.610 million in district central, 2.3 million in district east, 1.67 million in south and 1.416 million in west.