By-polls for 62 nazim seats on July 18
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday announced the by-polls schedule for 62 Union Council Nazims and Naib Nazims seats. The polling will be held on July 18.
Nomination papers will be filed from June 26 to 30 which will be scrutinised from July 5 to 6. In Punjab, polls will be held for five seats of Nazims and 40 seats of Naib Nazims. In Sindh, polls will be held for two seats of Naib Nazims while in NWFP, polling will be held for nine and six seats of Nazims and Naib Nazims respectively. Punjab UCs are located in the following tehsils: Kahuta, Chakwal, Choa Syedan Shah, Bhalwal, Sargodha, Kallurkot, Faisalabad Saddar, Faisalabad city, Chiniot, TT Singh, Sialkot, Daska, Ravi Town, Shalimar Town, DG Bakhsh Town, Iqbal Town, Nishter Town, Ferozewala, Kasur, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Pakpattan, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Chishtian and Minchinabad.
In Sindh polling will be held in Dadu and Shikarpur while in NWFP election will be held in UCs located in Swabi, DI Khan, Lakki Marwat, Haripur, Swat, Shangla and Charsadda. staff report