20 tribunal constitute to hear appeal of nomination papers

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced to constitute 20 tribunals to hear the appeals of rejected candidates here on Tuesday.

According to the ECP the high court judges will be part of the tribunal to hear the appeal of the candidates.

The ECP has formed six tribunals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, eight in Punjab, four in Sindh, and two in Balochistan.

As per the election schedule, appeals against rejection or acceptance of nomination papers can be filed by June 22. The decision on the appeals will be made by June 27, after which the final list of the candidates will be shared on June 28. The last date for withdrawal of candidature will be June 29.

Moreover, the date for allocation of electoral symbols and publication of the final list of contesting candidates will be June 30. Polling for General Election 2018 will be held on July 25.


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