ECP May Hold Meeting To Discuss By-Polls' Schedule.

ISLAMABAD -- Since the flash floods have badly affected a vast area of the country, the electoral watchdog: ElecAtion Commission of Pakistan (ECP): may hold a meeting next week to discuss by-elections schedAule in some of the directly affected constituencies.

The ravishing floods in the country's seventy percent area continue to play havoc as rescue and relief operations are underway. The re-emergence of another cycle of monsoon in the mid of SeptemAber may increase the sufferings of flood victims.

Sources said that it has still not been decided to discuss to re-schedule by-polls in some of the diArectly affected constituencies, as another monsoon spell is expected in Sindh. The by-elections will take place on NA-22 Mardan, NA-24 Charsadda, NA-31 Peshawar, NA-45 Kurram, NA-108 Faisalabad, NA-118 Nankana Sahib, NA-237 Malir Karachi, NA-239 Korangi Karachi and NA-246 South Karachi.

Former prime minister Imran Khan has submitAted his nomination papers in all these constituAencies that fell vacant after the acceptance of PTI MNAs resignations has created a new debate in the political arena. He has also been holding pubAlic meetings in...

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