The Sindh government has declared January 18 a public holiday in the Umerkot district.
According to the details, PS-52 Umerkot will have a public holiday in the district due to by-elections, reads the notification.
Due to the death of PPP Sindh Assembly member Ali Mardan Shah, by-elections are being held on PS-52 seat.
PPP had issued the ticket to Amir Ali Shah for by-election from this constituency. Amir Ali Shah is the son of the late Ali Mardan Shah
It is pertinent to mention here that by-polls for Sindh Assembly’s PS-43 (Sanghar III) and PS-88 (Malir II) and Balochistan Assembly’s PB-20 (Pishin III) will be held on February 16, 2021, while the voters in NA-45 (Kurram I) and NA-75 (Sialkot IV) and Punjab Assembly’s PP-51 (Gujranwala I) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s PK-63 (Nowshera III) will elect their representatives on February 19, 2021.