MQM-P to move court against 'irregularities' in Karachi LG polls.

KARACHI -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has decided to move court against 'irregularities' in the local government (LG) elections in Karachi and Hyderabad, media reported on Monday, citing sources.

According to details, the MQM-P has decided to file a petition 'irregularities' in LG elections, held in Karachi and Hyderabad, which the party boycotted.

Sources told media that the party has started consultation with legal experts in this regard. The Sindh government's notification regarding the delimitations of constituencies will also be made a part of the petition, they added.

Sources quoting the party officials claimed that 22nd Amendment of the Constitution, Article 218-2 and 219 was violated by holding the local government elections.

It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan People's Party (PPP) dominated the local government (LG) polls in Karachi as it leads with 80 UC seats, as per the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

According to the results of 170 UCs out of 235, Pakistan People's Party is flying-high with 80 UCs. Jamaat-e-Islami second and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) remained third with 49...

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