Candidates starts filing nomination papers for LA-3 by-election.

MIRPUR [AJK] -- At least 10 candidates filed their nomination papers with the Returning Officer during first two days of filing of the nomination papers - by Saturday - for the scheduled November 24 bye-election to the only vacant seat of the AJK Legislative Assembly from Mirpur City - III (LA-3) constituency.

The seat had fallen vacant following disqualification of the sitting MLA and minister from the constituency Muhammad Saeed by the Supreme Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in a contempt of court case on September.

The AJK Elections Commission has already announced the election schedule for the vacant seat. The nomination papers could be filed by the candidates by the stipulated...

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