239 Candidates to Contest 23 Vacant Seats

239 Candidates to Contest 23 Vacant Seats

A complete of 239 candidates will contest within the by elections, with 50 of them competing for vacant Nationwide Meeting seats.

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari with daughter Aseefa Bhutto
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari with daughter Aseefa Bhutto

Islamabad: A complete of 239 candidates will contest 23 vacant seats in each nationwide and provincial assemblies within the upcoming bye-elections on April 21, ARY Information reported, citing an official of the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday. A complete of 239 candidates will contest within the by elections, with 50 of them competing for vacant Nationwide Meeting seats.

Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, the primary woman elected unopposed

Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, the primary woman, has already been elected unopposed for NA 207, the ECP official added. As per the information company ANI report, he mentioned {that a} whole of 23 candidates have been vying for the vacant seats within the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Meeting, whereas 154 candidates have been searching for their fortunes in Punjab. In Sindh, Zubair Ahmed Junejo secured his seat unopposed on PS-80.

ARY Information reported that twelve contenders are within the operating for the empty seats within the Balochistan Meeting. The Fee has scheduled to begin printing the poll papers for the by-elections upon the finalization of candidate lists by the related returning officers on March 30, he added.

He said that mandatory election supplies had been supplied to provincial election commissioners. As well as, district Returning Officers and Returning Officers are fulfilling their duties based on the established election schedule. Moreover, he mentioned shut coordination has been maintained by the fee with the Ministries of Inside and Protection in addition to provincial legislation enforcement companies.

Pakistan By-Elections Schedule

Earlier on March 13, the Fee introduced the schedule for by-elections throughout 23 Nationwide and Provincial Meeting seats. These elections embody six Nationwide Meeting seats, twelve Punjab Meeting seats, two seats within the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Meeting, one seat within the Sindh Meeting and two seats within the Balochistan Meeting, all slated for April 21, he added additional.



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