- Re-voting ended at totally different polling stations in 13 districts for native authorities elections in KP.
- The polling started at 8am and continued till 5pm with none break.
- Elections have been terminated in these districts on account of regulation and order scenario on polling day.
PESHAWAR: Re-voting has ended at totally different polling stations in 13 districts for native authorities elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in the present day (Sunday) and counting of votes is underway.(*13*)
The polling started at 8am and continued till 5pm with none break. (*13*)
In accordance with the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP), the re-polling needed to be held on varied seats of native councils the place elections have been terminated both because of the deteriorated regulation and order scenario on polling day or the loss of life of the contesting candidates through the first part of the native our bodies’ polls. (*13*)
The 13 districts embrace Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, Laki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Buner, Bajaur, Karak, Khyber and Mohmand.
A complete of 710,472 voters – 362,924 male and 347,548 feminine exercised their constitutional proper in the present day. (*13*)
In neighbourhood council-3, a complete of 12,913 voters exercised their proper to franchise. In the meantime, 9,322 voters — out of whom 4,864 have been males and 4,458 females — forged their votes at polling station quantity 5 in neighbourhood council- 22 Qadirabad.
Second part of LG polls in KP on March 31
On February 10, the ECP had introduced the revised schedule for the second part of the Native Authorities (LG) elections to be held in the remaining districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on March 31.(*13*)
The brand new schedule was introduced after the Supreme Court docket of Pakistan suspended an earlier order of the Peshawar Excessive Court docket Abbottabad Circuit Bench.(*13*)
The Abbottabad bench had directed postponement of the polls on account of harsh climate in the hilly areas and ordered polling in the KP’s remaining districts after Ramazan.(*13*)
An official of the ECP quickly after the decision of the apex court docket had stated the second part of the polls can be held now on March 31.(*13*)
The official had stated the general public discover by the returning officers inviting nomination papers can be issued on February 10 whereas nomination papers may be filed until February 18.(*13*)
The final date for withdrawal of papers by the candidates will likely be March 3 whereas election symbols will likely be allotted on March 4.(*13*)
The polling for the second part will likely be held on March 31 whereas the consolidation of outcomes will likely be down on April 4.(*13*)
Earlier, the second part of the native LG elections was introduced for March 27.(*13*)