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Campaign for Senate elections will come to end by midnight tonight

Campaign for Senate elections will come to end by midnight tonight
March 1, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that the campaign for Senate election in the country will come to an end by the midnight tonight. 

The ECP has asked all the political parties and the contesting candidates to follow the provisions of law and exercise self-restraint so that the poll is held in an orderly and peaceful manner on Wednesday.

The ECP has drawn attention of political parties and contesting candidates for Senate elections to the provisions of Section 182 of the Elections Act 2017, which provides that no person shall convene, hold or attend any public meeting and no person shall promote or join in any procession within the area of a province during a period of 48 hours, ending at midnight following the conclusion of the poll for an election in that province/federal capital.

According to the ECP, the violation of the related provision will be an illegal practice, which is punishable in accordance with Section 183 of the Elections Act 2017. Accordingly, the election campaign for the Senate elections in the country shall come to an end with effect from the midnight falling between March 1 and 2, 2021.