The Karachi administration on Tuesday introduced a public vacation within the metropolis’s NA-249 constituency on account of the April 29 by-election.
Deputy Commisioner District West Saleem Odho, in a notification, mentioned: “The District Administration, Karachi-West is pleased, to declare 29 April 2021 (Thursday) as a Public Holiday in connection with the By-Election in NA-249 Karachi West-II in the territorial jurisdiction of Sub-Division Mominabad.”
NA-249 has a inhabitants of 782,776 of which solely 339,591, which suggests over 43%, are registered to vote. There are 216,056 male voters within the space, whereas the variety of feminine voters is 137,935.
Some well-known areas within the constituency embrace Delhi Colony, Mujahid Colony, Baldia, and Saeedabad, whereas the distinguished ethnic teams on this working-class neighbourhood comprise Urdu-speaking folks, Pashtuns, Kashmiris, and the Seraiki-speaking lot.
Who was named favorite chief forward of by-polls?
Forward of the April 29 by-elections, Prime Minister Imran Khan has been named by voters of Karachi’s NA-249 constituency as their favorite political chief, sustaining an edge over PML-N’s Nawaz Sharif.
In two out of three polls performed, PM Imran Khan was named because the favorite, whereas within the third, Nawaz Sharif was declared the preferred.
Ipsos, Pulse Advisor, and Gallup Pakistan launched survey findings primarily based on the opinion of 1,200 to 1,400 registered voters of the constituency.
All three surveys came about between April 10 and April 20, 2021.
Learn extra attention-grabbing tidbits right here: All it’s worthwhile to know in regards to the NA-249 constituency