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Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued preliminary delimitation under which the number of seats in the National Assembly has been reduced from 342 to 336.

The National Assembly will have 266 general seats and 60 women’s seats. There will be 10 reserved seats for minorities in the lower house.

Punjab will have 141 general seats in the National Assembly and Sindh will have 61 National Assembly seats.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will have 45 general seats in the National Assembly, Balochistan will have 16 general seats and the federal capital Islamabad will have three.

Changes in National Assembly seats

In Balochistan, the number of general seats in the National Assembly has been increased from 14 to 16, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa it has been increased from 35 to 45 and in Punjab it has been reduced from 148 to 141.

Sindh retains 61 seats, one seat in the federal capital Islamabad increased to 3 while 12 seats in the former FATA were abolished.

Provincial Assembly seats

In the provincial assemblies, the general seats of the Sindh Assembly will have 130 general seats and 168 total seats.

The Balochistan Assembly will be 51 while the total seats will be 65.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly will have 115 general seats and a total of 145 seats.

The Punjab Assembly will have 297 general seats and 371 total seats.

Delimitation and population ratio

National Assembly:

A constituency of the National Assembly in Islamabad will consist of 667,789 voters.

A constituency of the National Assembly in Punjab will consist of 780,069 voters.

A constituency of National Assembly in Sindh will consist of 784,500 voters.

A constituency of the National Assembly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will consist of 788,933 voters.

A constituency of the National Assembly in Balochistan will consist of 770,946 voters.

Provincial Assemblies:

One constituency of Punjab Assembly will consist of 370,336 voters and one constituency of Sindh Assembly will consist of 368,112 voters.

One constituency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly will have 38,713 voters while one constituency of Balochistan Assembly will have 241,864 voters.