ISLAMABAD: Scrutiny of nomination papers for the third phase of local bodies elections in Sindh and Punjab provinces began on Thursday.
According to the election commission, this process will continue till Tuesday next. Last date for filing of appeals against acceptance or rejection of nomination papers is October 30.
Nomination papers can be withdrawn by November 06, while the final list of candidates will be issued on November 07. Polling for the third phase of local bodies’ elections will be held December 03.
Twelve districts in Punjab where local polls will be held are: Layyah, Rajanpur, D. G Khan, Muzaffargarh, Jhang, Khushab, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Narowal, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Multan.
In Sindh, the local polls will be held in Karachi West, Karachi East, Karachi South, Karachi Central, Korangi and Malir districts.