General Elections: ECP to accept nomination papers from today

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General Elections: ECP to accept nomination papers from today

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission will accept nomination papers from the candidates for general elections, from today till 8th of this month.

Names of the candidates will be published on the last date for filing of nomination papers.

According to the Election Commission schedule, scrutiny of nomination papers by Returning Officers will be conducted by 14th of this month.

Appeals against decisions of Returning Officers can be filed by 19th, while appeals will be decided by Appellate Tribunals by 26th of this month.

Revised list of candidates will be published by 27th.

Candidates can withdraw their candidature by 28th of the current month and then final list of candidates will be published the same day. 

Election symbols will be allotted to the contesting candidates on 29th of this month.

According to the Election Commission, same programme will be applicable to the seats reserved for Women and non-Muslims in the National Assembly and provincial assemblies of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan.

  APP