LG Polls: ECP issues schedule of LG polls for federal capital


ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced the schedule of Local Government elections for the Islamabad Capital Territory.


Elections will be held on 30th of November this year.

Aspiring candidates can file their nominations papers from 24th to 27th of October this year.

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be held from 31st October to 4th November this year. Appeals against acceptance or rejection of nomination papers can be filed on 5th and 6th November this year.

Appeals will be disposed of from 7th to 9th of November. Candidates can withdraw their names on 10th of November.

Final list of contesting candidates with symbols allotted to them will be published on 11th of November this year.

The results of the local government elections will be declared on 3rd December this year.

With a view to ensure that elections to the Union Councils in Islamabad Capital Territory are conducted honestly, justly, fairly, and in accordance with law and to ensure that the corrupt practices are guarded against, the Election Commission has also issued guidelines.

It said Executive Authorities in the Federation shall not use State Resources in Local Government Elections calculated to influence the elections in favour of a particular candidate or a political party.