KABUL (PAN): Residents of Kabul province expressed optimism by saying they would participate in the upcoming elections and vote in favour of fair candidates.
However, people of the insecure areas expressed their concern that deteriorated law and order would hamper vote turn round.
Following views are expressed by residents of Kabul city and district about upcoming elections.
Government employee: I will participate along with my family in the upcoming elections:

KABUL (PAN): Residents of Kabul province complained of growing insecurity, dilapidated sewerage system, bumpy roads and lack of health facilities.
“Uneven streets, insecurity, lack of electricity and poor drainage system mammoth traffic flow amid small roads and absence of adequate health facilities haunt people of the upscale Kabul province,” they complained.
Kabul city has 11 regions and the dilemma is that problems of the rests 15 districts of Kabul province are totally different.  

KABUL (PAN): Residents of Kabul demanded the government to ensure provision of potable water, extension of streets, construction of canalization system.
Most of the residents want the government to focus attention to improve security and promote the ailing agriculture sector.

The Sikhs and Hindu followers in Kabul said they will participate in the elections and demanded the next president to provide them with special ritual places for burning their dead, establishing schools on their own language for their children and providing them with governmental duties.
The number of religious minority was around 20000 people before the wars in 1992 however due to the violence and Taliban regime alike thousands of other Afghans they left their houses.

Helmand people are not happy with the existing government, and they are going to participate in the upcoming elections.
About 800 families who have come from Helmand are living in tents west of Kabul near Qambar Square.
They have been living in Kabul for the past two years because of fighting in Helmand province, located in the volatile southern zone of the country.
The report below was prepared on the basis of interviews with four of the migrated people last week.