Schedule for Punjab’s elections announced

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday announced the schedule for polls Punjab. — which are to be held on April 30.

The election activities in the province will start from March 11.

The candidates willing to contest in the polls can submit nomination papers from March 12 to 14. Scrutiny  of the papers will be held on March 22.

The candidates could withdraw their nomination papers upto April 05 and election symbols to candidates will be allotted on April 06, the ECP announced.

The polling for the provincial elections will be held on April 30.

Further, the electoral body also announced holding by-polls on six National Assembly (NA) seats vacated by ex-premier Imran Khan.

Imran Khan triumphed on six of eight seats of NA in by-polls held in October last year.

These seats include NA-22 Mardan III, NA-24 Charsadda II, NA-31 Peshawar V, NA-108 Faisalabad VIII, NA-118 Nankana Sahib II, NA-157 Multan IV, NA-237 Malir II, NA-239 Korangi Karachi I.

The polling for the vacant seats of the lower house will also be held on April 30.

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