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ECP begins hearing objections on delimitation of constituencies from today

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will start today hearing objections against new delimitation of constituencies on the basis of provisional results of the 2017 population census. The electoral body so far has received 1286 objections against delimitation of the electoral constituencies throughout the country, a Radio Pakistan report said. The process of accepting objections on the delimitation proposals from citizens throughout the country will continue till 24th of this month. The commission would…

ECP will complete delimitation of constituencies by May 2018: Babar Yaqoob

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will make efforts to complete the process of 'delimitation of constituencies' by May next year before General Elections. This was stated by Secretary ECP Babar Yaqoob after a meeting held to deliberate on various aspects and requirements of delimitation of the constituencies. Briefing the media, the ECP secretary said five committees, including four provincial and one for Islamabad and FATA, have been formed and given a task to gather the details and maps pertaining to…

Khursheed Shah says no harm in holding next polls on old census

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Tuesday sought to vindicate his suggestion for holding upcoming general elections on the basis of an old census, saying there is no harm in holding the polls in the light of old census figures. Speaking to the media here, Khursheed Shah expressed his dismay over the adjournment of National Assembly session for an indefinite period without taking him into confidence and said it had never happened in the past. Shah dubbed the act as a mockery of…

Fresh delimitation of constituencies to be carved out in Karachi, Sindh: Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said fresh delimitation of constituencies would be carved out in Karachi and other districts of the province for the coming general elections. “The present delimitations in Karachi and other districts Sindh are defective and unrealistic and were carved out purely on political basis. Therefore, in principle the next elections should be held on the basis of fresh delimitations but not at the cost of postponement of general election,” he said while addressing a…