LB Elections: ECP suggests new dates for polls
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has recommended new dates of holding Local Bodies (LB) Elections in Sindh and Punjab to the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP), ARY News reports on Wednesday.
ECP has recommended 23rd February for Sindh and 13th March for Punjab. ECP has informed the SCP that at least three weeks are required for ballot paper printing, scrutiny process and its distribution.
SCP, while adjourning the Sindh Local Bodies Elections case by 27th January, ordered that all the parties in the case should remove its concerns till the next hearing. The decision of the Sindh High Court remains firm. However, ECP delayed the schedule of Local Bodies Election in Sindh till 18th January.