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PDM to jointly compete in by-polls, Ahsan Iqbal announces

Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an 11-party Opposition alliance, will collectively compete within the by-polls, PML-N secretary-general Ahsan Iqbal on introduced on Saturday.

Speaking to media in Lahore, Iqbal hoped that the PDM’s member events would supply “complete support” throughout by-elections on seats that have been received by the PML-N.

“We have decided not to field a candidate in Sindh for by-elections on seats that were won by the PPP,” he added.

A number of days earlier, the leaders of the 11-party alliance had introduced that events which are part of the PDM would participate within the by-polls, however a choice associated to the Senate elections can be taken later.

The growth comes solely days earlier than the by-polls are set to happen on two National Assembly and 5 provincial assemblies’ seats.

By-polls for Sindh Assembly’s PS-43 (Sanghar III) and PS-88 (Malir II) and Balochistan Assembly’s PB-20 (Pishin III) can be held on February 16, 2021, whereas the voters in NA-45 (Kurram I) and NA-75 (Sialkot IV) and Punjab Assembly’s PP-51 (Gujranwala I) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s PK-63 (Nowshera III) will elect their representatives on February 19, 2021.

Schedule for Sindh and Balochistan assemblies:

December 22: Public discover to be issued by the Returning Officer

December 23 to twenty-eight: Filing of nomination papers

December 29: Publication of names of nominated candidates

January 4, 2021: Last date for scrutiny of the nomination papers by RO

January 8, 2021: Last date for submitting of appeals towards RO choices

January 14, 2021: Last date for deciding appeals by the Appellate Tribunal

January 15, 2021: Publication of revised listing of candidates

January 16, 2021: Last date for withdrawal of candidature and publication of revised listing of candidates

January 17, 2021: Allotment of election image

February 16, 2021: Polling day

Schedule for NA, Punjab and KP seats:

December 24: Public discover to be issued by the Returning Officer

December 25 to twenty: Filing of nomination papers

December 31: Publication of names of nominated candidates

January 6, 2021: Last date for scrutiny of the nomination papers by RO

January 11, 2021: Last date for submitting of appeals towards RO choices

January 18, 2021: Last date for deciding appeals by the Appellate Tribunal

January 19, 2021: Publication of revised listing of candidates

January 20, 2021: Last date for withdrawal of candidature and publication of revised listing of candidates

January 21, 2021: Allotment of election image

February 19, 2021: Polling day

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