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Local bodies elections in 42 cantonments on Sept 12: ECP

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KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued on Friday the schedule of local bodies elections in 42 cantonments across the country, reported ARY News.

According to a notification put out by the electoral body, polling for the elections on general seats of the cantonment boards will take place on September 12.

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A notice inviting nomination papers will be published on July 15. The ECP’s returning officers will receive nomination papers from July 26 to 29, after which a notice regarding the receipt of all the papers will be published.

Scrutiny of papers will start on July 31 and continue until August 3 when a list of candidates whose papers have been accepted will be issued.

Appeals against acceptance or rejection of papers can be filed from August 4 to 7 with appellate authorities to decide them until August 10. A revised list of candidates declared eligible to contest the elections will be issued on August 11.

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Candidature can be withdrawn until August 12 while symbols will be allotted on August 13.

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