NA-120 by-polls: ECP approves Dr Yasmeen Rashid’s nomination papers

17 Aug, 2017 12:41 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate for NA-120 by-elections Dr Yasmeen Rashid have been approved on Thursday.

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidate Faisal Mir withdrew his objections against PTI candidate Dr Yasmeen Rashid.

Talking to media outside the ECP office, Dr Yasmeen Rashid said that she has submitted 25 objections against the wife of the former prime minister for NA-120 by-polls.

“I have prayed the ECP to reject the nomination papers of Kalsoom Nawaz,” she said.

On the other hand, scrutiny of nomination papers, filed by candidates for by-elections in NA-120 Lahore will be completed today and appeals against Returning Officers’ (RO) decisions can be filed on 21st, while the Appellate Tribunal will decide appeals by 24th of this month.

Candidates can withdraw their candidature till 25th, while the candidates’ revised list will be published on 26th of this month. Polling in the constituency will be held on 17th of next month.

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