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Maryam allotted ‘pencil’ symbol for Lahore’s NA-125

LAHORE: PML-N leader and former premier Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz was allotted the election symbol of pencil for NA-125 and the party’s lion symbol for NA-127 and PP-173.   The returning officer of NA- 125 issued her 'pencil' symbol after she failed to withdraw her nomination papers for this constituency as she is contesting the election from NA-127 and PP-173 (Lahore). Maryam was allotted the party symbol of 'lion' for NA-127 and PP-173 after she submitted the PML-N ticket. She couldn’t withdraw her…

Over 11 PML-N candidates return party tickets, seek jeep as election symbol

MULTAN: In a big blow to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the former ruling party's more than 11 candidates have returned their party tickets and sought 'jeep' as their election symbol instead of 'lion', ARY News reported. The revolting PML-N bigwigs, contesting in south Punjab as independent candidates now, include Sardar Amjad Farooq Khosa, resident of DG Khan and former MNA, Sardar Mohsin Hasan Khosa, Usama Abdul Kareem, son of former federal minister Dr Hafiz Abdul Kareem, who has been a close aide of Nawaz…

ECP allots election symbols to political parties

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday allotted election symbols to a large number of political parties aspiring to contest the forthcoming general elections scheduled on July 26.  According to details, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were allotted the symbols of lion and bat, respectively, whereas the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) under the leadership of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari picked a symbol of sword instead of arrow this time. The PPP submitted a…

ECP seeks fresh applications for party symbols

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has sought fresh applications from all political parties desiring to contest the next general election for allotment of election symbols.  According to ECP officials, political parties will be able to submit applications in this regard from May 15.  The electoral body has laid down a set of conditions for allotment of election symbols. Among other requirements one related to the representation of women from each party.  All political parties enlisted with the…

ECP allots electoral symbol ‘bat’ to PTI after intra-party polls

ISLAMABAD: Declaring the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) eligible for participating in the upcoming general elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) allotted it the electoral symbol of bat, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The ECP issued a notification which declared the PTI eligible for participation in the upcoming elections after it successfully conducted its intra-party polls. Imran Khan was re-elected as chairman of the party with a resounding majority in the intra-party elections held earlier this week.…

ECP refuses party symbol to PTI election candidates

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has refused to allot Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) the election symbol of 'bat' for upcoming by-elections, ARY News reported on Tuesday. The election commission has refused to allot the PTI bat's symbol as the party has failed to hold the intra-party elections. It is compulsory for all political parties to hold the intra-party elections under the political parties act. The ECP has said that the PTI had to submit the details of its party elections by March 23, but…