Last day to submit nomination papers for polls in tribal districts


PESHAWAR: The deadline to submit nomination papers for election on 16 seats of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in tribal districts will expire today (Saturday).
Polling will be held in the tribal districts on July 2. This is the first ever election in tribal areas for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly and will help the tribal people resolve their problems at the provincial level.
Scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on May 18. Appeals against decisions of the returning officers regarding acceptance or rejection of the nomination papers can be filed by May 22.
Candidates can withdraw their nomination papers by May 29. The revised list of candidates will be published on the same day.
Election symbol will be allotted to the contesting candidates on May 30.
The election commission has directed that no posting or transfer of any officer will be made in the tribal districts till the publication of names of returned candidates.


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