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ECP proposes April elections for Punjab Meeting amidst Ramadan

ISLAMABAD: The Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) has proposed a date vary for the upcoming elections within the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In letters despatched to the principal secretaries of the governors of the 2 provinces, the fee really helpful that elections be held between April 9 and 13 in Punjab and April 15 and 17 in KP — each throughout the fasting month of Ramadan.

The suggestion comes days after caretaker governments have been put in within the two provinces, following the dissolution of the assemblies by former prime minister Imran Khan on December 17.

The ECP cited Article 224 of the Structure, which stipulates {that a} common election should be held inside 90 days of the legislature’s dissolution.

It urged the federal government to finalise the date of the election in gentle of their suggestion, reminding the province to not exceed the proposed date.

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