MULTAN- Veteran politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi, who is contesting by-election in Multan, will be unable to cast his vote today (Thursday).

The National Assembly constituency, NA-149 Multan II, was vacated by him following his resignation as MNA as the former PTI president, would not be casting his vote since it is registered in another constituency, NA-148.

Javed Hashmi is contesting the polls with a silent support of the ruling PML-N against an independent candidate, Malik Muhammad AamirDogar, who is being backed by PTI. The polling will start at 9am.