It further revealed that the strength of voters in both the constituencies is equal but there is a huge negativity in delimitations
process of Islamabad.
The court asked the district delimitation
authorities to decide the applications after hearing the stance of the parties and passed a speaking order.
The petitioner stated that the government intervened in the jurisdiction the election commission of Pakistan (ECP) by doing delimitation
following an amendment in Local Government Ordinance 2013.
PTI additional central organizer Saifur Rehman took the plea that the delimitation
should be worked out according to the population but the government has done otherwise to benefit the ruling party.
The written order further states that the elections should be held according to the delimitation
carried out in 2001 elections but if new delimitation
was considered essential, then an impartial forum should be setup for the purpose.
We will hold the elections after completing the process of delimitation
He said that new delimitation
and SLGA is now in court and whatever judiciary will decide in this regard, PPP will accept it.
District Election Commissioner Shahid Islam while talking to the newsmen on Thursday told that delimitations
were made purely on merit and the appeal against delimitations
can be made by 30th June and the final delimitations
would be finalized by28 July and the notification of final delimitations
would be announced on this date.
He said the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government had implemented the Supreme Court's decision of March 10 and it was waiting for SC decision regarding delimitations
in Punjab and Sindh.
According to the notification, the ECP will compile data on population, delimitations
and union councils by March 30.
LAHORE -- Provincial law minister, Rana Sanaullah has refused to conduct Local Bodies (LB) elections in Punjab on January 30, 2014 and argued that six months needed for delimitations
KARACHI -- Sindh High Court (SHC) has adjourned the hearing of petition filed by MQM against delimitations
of constituencies in Local Bodies (LB) polls till December, 17.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court Wednesday issued a notice to Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) and Advocate General Punjab for March 26 on a petition seeking directions to stop the local body elections in cantonment boards till new delimitations
KARACHI -- Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday reserved verdict on pleas, challenging new delimitations
in various constituencies of Karachi.
Briefing newsmen in Islamabad on Tuesday, Director General Election Commission Sher Afghan said rules have been framed and delimitations
completed in that province.