KARACHI: By-polls on PS-94, Karachi will likely be held on January 24, 2019, mentioned notification issued by Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday.
As per schedule introduced by the ECP, nomination papers might be obtained between 12 to 14 December for the by-election on PS-94 Karachi, scheduled on January 24 subsequent 12 months.
The scrutiny of the nomination papers will likely be carried out until December 19, whereas appeals in opposition to the selections of the returning officers (ROs) might be filed until December 22, mentioned schedule issued by Pakistan’s prime electoral physique.
Remaining checklist of candidates, contesting polls, will likely be issued on December 26, and electoral symbols will likely be allotted on December 27.
Earlier on October 21, the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged victorious on NA-247 and PS-111 by polls with heavy margin in Karachi.
From NA-247, PTI’s Aftab Siddiqui emerged victorious by securing 32, 464 votes in opposition to MQM-P’s Sadiq Iftikhar who had solely managed to safe 14, 114 votes.
PTI’s Shehzad Qureshi received PS-111 by securing 11, 658 votes as in comparison with PPP’s Fayyaz Pirzada who was in a position to bag solely 4,961 votes.