ECP reserves decisions on objections to delimitations of constituencies in Kasur

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Islamabad (Web Desk) : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced on Friday its verdict, reserved a day earlier, on the objections filed over delimitation of constituencies in Shikarpur district of Sindh.

A five-member ECP panel headed Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza reserved its decision about the proposed constituencies of district Shikarpur. There were 20 objections about two National Assembly and two provincial assembly seats.

The decision was announced on objections filed over delimitation of new constituencies, including NA-137, NA-138, PP-174, PP-175, PP-180, PP-181 and PP-182 in Kasur, while hearing over the constituencies of Shikarpur district in Sindh is under way.

A day earlier, ECP announced its decision on objections related to PK-28 and PK-29 constituencies of Battagram district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Out of the four objections filed over constituencies in Battagram, two were accepted while the remaining were rejected.

The ECP received a total of 706 objections from Punjab and Islamabad, 284 from Sindh, 104 from Balochistan and 192 from Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

According to ECP, it has received a total of 1,286 objections to the new constituencies

The hearing on objections started on April 4 and will continue until the end of the month.

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