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February 23, 2016

NA-245 by-poll on April 4

Karachi

 
February 23, 2016

Karachi

The Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday announced that the by-poll for NA-245, North Nazimabad, would be held on April 4. 

The seat was fallen vacant after Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Rehan Hashmi tendered his resignation after being elected in the recently concluded local government election.

According to a notification issued on Monday, the public notice for the by-polls will be issued on February 26 while the date for filing nomination papers has been fixed for March 7. The scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on March 11 and 12.

The date for announcement of rejection or acceptance of appeals by returning officers has been fixed for March 14 and March 16 is the deadline for decision on appeals by election tribunals.

March 17 is the last date for withdrawal of candidatures and the revised list will be published on the same day, stated the notification.

Ali Asghar Sial has been nominated as Regional Election Commissioner and Syed Nadeem Haider as the Returning Officer.

The NA-245 constituency comprises all of North Nazimabad and parts of Bufferzone, some areas of North Karachi and parts of Nazimabad including Bara Maidan and Paposh Nagar.

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