ECP files petition in SC seeking to delay LB polls

Elections 2013ECP files petition in SC seeking to delay LB polls

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court of Pakistan seeking to delay local bodies elections across the country by March 2014.

In its petition, the ECP stated that since the printing of ballot papers is impossible within a very short time, the rules and regulations prepared by the provinces carry legal flaws, therefore, the holding of local government elections is not possible.

   

To seek deferment of elections, the ECP also cited reasons of allotment of election symbols in Punjab for party-based elections, besides the matter of local councils in the province.

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