2nd phase of LG polls in Sindh Punjab on Nov 19

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday reported the calendar for second period of neighborhood government (LG) surveys in Sindh and Punjab, to be hung on Nov 19.

As indicated by the warning by ECP, competitors will document designation papers with the returning officers between Sept 13 and 17.

Returning officers will investigate the papers from Sept 26 to Oct 1 and the competitors may pull back their selection papers till Oct 13. The last rundown of the hopefuls will be distributed on Oct 14.

The locale of Sindh are: Khairpur which has 86 union boards (UCs), Sukkur 63 UCs, Ghotki 64 UCs, Larkana 67 UCs, Shikarpur 55 UCs, Qambar-Shahdadkot 52 UCs, Jacobabad 44 UCs and Kashmor-Kandkot 41 UCs.

The locale of Punjab are: Lodhran having 70 UCs, Vehari 105 UCs, Okara 140 UCs, Pakpattan 54 UCs, Bahawalnagar 135 UCs, Faisalabad 189 UCs, Bhakkar 64 UCs, Lahore 274 UCs, Kasur 125 UCs, Nankana Sahib 65 UCs, Gujrat 129 UCs and Chakwal 71 UCs.

Region Returning Officers (DROs), Returning Officers (ROs) and Assistant Returning Officers (AROs) have as of now been named by ECP for this reason, and they have been requested that satisfy their obligations as per the procurement of law and governs and keep up nonpartisanship and absence of prejudice.

As per the notice by the ECP, serious move will be made against those returning officers who neglect to satisfy their obligations.

Moreover, the commission has declined the solicitations of the common governments and commonplace race chiefs (PECs) of Punjab and Sindh for the substitutions of DROs, ROs and AROs, coordinating that the proposition for any progressions — if needed in the general population interest — may be sent to the ECP for regard with full defense and convincing reasons.

A notice by the ECP with respect to second period of LG surveys in Sindh — Courtesy: ECP site

A notice by the ECP with respect to second period of LG surveys in Sindh — Courtesy: ECP site

A notice by the ECP with respect to second period of LG surveys in Punjab—Courtesy: ECP site

A notice by the ECP with respect to second period of LG surveys in Punjab—Courtesy: ECP site

2nd phase of LG polls in Sindh Punjab on Nov 19

Prior on Aug 26, the ECP declared the calendar for the first period of LG decisions in Punjab and Sindh, the procedure of which will begin in September and will arrive at an end with surveys planned for October 31.

A month ago, the ECP recorded an appeal in the Supreme Court for a 30-day expansion in the date for holding neighborhood government races in Punjab and Sind



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