Total 12,670 candidates contesting for NA, PA seats: ECP shares data

ISLAMABAD: According to the details shared by Election Commission of Pakistan 12,670 candidates will be contesting for a total 849 seats of National and provicial assemblies scheduled or July 25.

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As per dataOf the 3,675 candidates in the run for NA seats, 44 are non-Muslims and 172 are women. released by ECP, 3,675 candidates are standing for 272 general seats of the National Assembly, while 8,895 candidates are in the contest for 577 general seats of the four provincial assemblies.

The ECP data further added that 1,696 candidates will contest from Punjab, 872 from Sindh, 760 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 303 from Balochistan for the 272 general seats of the National Assembly.

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