By-elections will be held again in Pakistan, ECP announces elections on 9 seats; Voting will be held on this day

By-elections will be held again in Pakistan, ECP announces elections on 9 seats; Voting will be held on this day

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced by-elections for the 9 National Assembly seats. The Election Commission on Friday announced that by-elections to nine National Assembly seats would be held on September 25. This information has been given by the local media. Last month, the Election Commission of Pakistan accepted 11 out of 131 resignations given by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA.

The election symbol will be issued on August 29

The Express Tribune reported that candidates can submit their nomination papers for the by-elections from August 10 to 13. The verification of which will be done by August 17. While the election symbols will be issued to the candidates on August 29. On July 28, National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf accepted the resignations of PTI MPs, three months after the mass resignations. Against him was introduced in Parliament by the United Opposition, a resolution which was successful.

11 leaders of PTI had resigned

ARY News reported that the government had accepted the resignations of 11 PTI MNAs including Shireen Mazari, Ali Muhammad Khan, Ejaz Shah, Farooq Habib, Shandana Gulzar, Fazal Muhammad, Fakhar Zaman, Abdul Shakoor Shad, Jameel Ahmed, and Akram Cheema. The acceptance of the resignation was confirmed by the NA Secretariat. The PTI members tendered their resignation from the National Assembly after the approval of the party's leadership. The then Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Qasim Suri had approved the resignation of PTI MNA.

Imran's party has won the by-election

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won the by-elections to the assembly seats in Pakistan's Punjab province. PTI won a total of 20 seats during the elections. At the same time, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) also congratulated Imran Khan on the victory of the party in Punjab province.

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