LARKANA: The Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) has given Pakistan Peoples Occasion (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and different celebration leaders till tomorrow to file their response to a show-cause discover issued to them for visiting Larkana’s PS-11 constituency forward of the Oct 17 by-poll.
Mr Bhutto-Zardari and different PPP leaders had been directed to submit a response inside a day of receiving the discover however they haven’t but filed their reply.
The ECP had warned that their failure to take action would end in disciplinary motion underneath related election legal guidelines.
The younger PPP chief had final week visited his native city the place he led the election marketing campaign of PPP candidate, Jamil Soomro for the by-election on the Sindh Meeting seat.
He addressed rallies in varied elements of the town, together with Nazar Mohalla and Pakistan Chowk areas.
In accordance with paragraph 17 of the ECP’s Code of Conduct, no member of parliament can go to a constituency the place by-elections are scheduled after the dates for the election have been notified.
Paragraph 17 states: “The president, prime minister, chairman and deputy chairman of Senate, speaker and deputy speaker of provincial and nationwide assemblies, members of Senate or an meeting, federal ministers, ministers of the state, governors, chief ministers, provincial ministers and advisers to the prime minister and chief ministers, mayors, nazims and their deputies and different public officer holders shall not take part in election marketing campaign in any method.”