ECP announced by polls on 09 National and 03 provincial assembly seats on October 16

The by polls were earlier scheduled for September 11 and 25 but ECP postponed the elections due to floods and security

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced that polling in nine national and three provincial assembly constituencies will be held on October 16.

The ECP statement said that the by-elections of NA-22 Mardan, NA-24 Charsada, NA-31 Peshawar, NA-45 Kurram, NA-108 Faisalabad, NA-118 Nankana Sahib, NA-237 Malir, Karachi and NA-239 Korangi, Karachi will be held on October 16. The polling in NA-157 Multan and three provincial assembly seats PP-139 Sheikhupura, PP-209 Khanewal and PP-241 Bahawalnagar will now be held on October 16 instead of October 9.

It is worth mentioning here that the PTI chairman Imran Khan is contesting the election on 08 out of 09 national assembly seats.  

The Election Commission has also changed the schedule of the by-elections on one national and three provincial assembly seats that were scheduled to be held on October 9, to October 16. The polling schedule for the October 9 by-elections has been changed due to the possibility of Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) falling on the same date.

The poll schedule was changed on the orders of the Lahore High Court.


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