MQM-P challenges delimitation of constituencies in SHC.

 
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KARACHI -- The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Thursday moved a petition in the Sindh High Court (SHC) challenging fresh delimitation of constituencies in various cities of Sindh, media reported.

MQM-P leaders Kunwar Naveed Jameel, Amir Khan, and Wasim Akhtar jointly filed the petition, alleging that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) carried out fresh delimitation of constituencies in a way to favour its candidates in utter disregard for relevant laws.

They stated that certain urban areas were merged into rural areas and vice versa.

The MQM-P leaders, therefore, pleaded with the SHC to declare fresh delimitations void.

Last month, the MQM-P had approached the Election Commission to stop the process of delimitation of local government constituencies in Sindh till the final...

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