PP-7 by elections : ECP code of conduct issued
ISLAMABAD: (APP Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has advised the candidates and political parties contesting the by-elections in PP 7, Rawalpindi-VII to stop their election campaign from Saturday midnight (Sep 24 and 25).
After midnight of September 24 and 25 all public meetings and political campaign, including electronic and print media, must come to a halt, the ECP said.
According to ECP official, the candidates, political parties participating in by-elections of Rawalpindi must stop their election campaign 48 hours before the polling day, adhere to law thus paving the way for holding by-elections in a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.
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The candidates violating deadline would be imposed rigorous imprisonment for a term, may be extended six month or with fine up to Rs 100,000 or both, it added.
The polling would be held in PP 7 Rawalpindi on September 26, 2016.