ECP To Hold Elections Of Mayors, Deputy Mayors In Sindh On Aug 24

ECP to hold elections of mayors, deputy mayors in Sindh on Aug 24

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Augst,2016) : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to hold elections of Mayors and Deputy Mayors in District Councils, Municipal Committees, Town Committees, Municipal Corporations, District Municipal Corporations and Metropolitan Corporations of the province of Sindh on August 24. However, elections of Municipal Committee Thatta and District Council Thatta, District Thatta and Municipal Committee, Gambat, District Khairpur will be conducted later, said spokesman of ECP talking to APP on Friday. According to the spokesman, candidates will be able to file nomination papers with the Returning Officers till August 6.

Scrutiny of nomination papers by the Returning Officers will be done from August 8 to 10 and last date for filing of appeals against decisions of the Returning Officers (accepting/rejecting the nomination papers) will be August 12, he said. Last date for deciding appeals by appellate authorities will be August 13 and last date for withdrawal of candidature will be August 15, the spokesman added. Publication of revised list of candidates along with symbols will be August 16 and polling will be held on August 24, he mentioned. Consolidation and declaration of result by the Returning Officers will be done on August 25.