The local administration has declared a public holiday on April 29 in connection with the NA-249 by-elections in Karachi.
According to details, a public holiday has been declared in Kemari and Gharbi districts on the day of polling for by-polls in the NA-249 constituency. Deputy Commissioner Kemari and Gharbi districts have issued the notification.
The notification said that due to by-polls in the NA-249 constituency, it has been decided to grant a public holiday.
It may be recalled that by-elections on NA-249 will be held on Thursday, April 29 and government offices in the constituency will remain closed on the day of by-elections.
The National Assembly seat was vacated by the resignation of PTI’s Faisal Wawda, who resigned after casting his vote on Senate election day.
Candidates from PML-N, PPP, MQM Pakistan, Pak Sarzamin Party, GDA, and other parties including PTI are contesting for the by-elections.