ECP to hold LG elections on reserved seats of Sindh from Feb 8 to 14

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) would hold Local Government Elections on reserved seats of Sindh from February 8 to 14 for which schedule has been issued.

According to the schedule issued by ECP’s spokesman, candidates can file their nomination papers with the Returning officers on January 21, scrutiny of nomination papers would take place from January 22 to 23.

Last date for filing of appeals against acceptance or rejection of appeals would be accepted on January 27 and tribunals would decide appeals by January 28. Last date for withdrawal of candidature would also be the same.

The elections would be held for filling up the indirect seats in Union Councils, District Councils, Town Committees, Municipal Committees, Corporations and Metropolitan Corporation of Sindh, spokesman of the ECP told APP.

The Commission fixed polling dates for indirect seats of District Councils, Municipal Corporations and Metropolitan Corporation on February 8, for Indirect Seats of Municipal Committees on February 11 and for indirect seats of Union Councils on February 14 respectively, he added.

ECP also asked the voters of concerned Councils, Committees and Corporations to elect members to the seats notified by the provincial government of Punjab.

The offices of the Election Commission as well as the offices of District Returning Officers will remain open on all public holidays during the schedule period, he informed.

Source: APP

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