ECP announces schedule for general elections of Punjab Assembly

Election Commission of Pakistan has announced schedule for general election of Punjab Assembly.According to a notification issued by the Election Commission in Islamabad on Wednesday, general election for the provincial assembly will be held on 30th of…

Election Commission of Pakistan has announced schedule for general election of Punjab Assembly.

According to a notification issued by the Election Commission in Islamabad on Wednesday, general election for the provincial assembly will be held on 30th of next month.

The public notice inviting nomination papers will be issued on Saturday while the process of filing nomination papers by candidates will begin on the next day.

The names of candidates will be published on 15th of this month.

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be conducted on 22nd of this month, while appeals can be filed against the decisions of Returning Officers regarding rejection or accepting nomination papers on 27th of this month.

April 03 will be the last date for deciding of appeals by the Appellate Tribunal, and the revised lists of candidates will be published on April 4.

The withdrawal of candidature can be done till April 5. The candidates will be allotted election symbols on April 6.

The Election Commission has also asked political parties to submit separate lists of priority for seats reserved for women and non-Muslims by March 14.

Source: Radio Pakistan