SC directs ECP to make arrangements for early conduct of LB polls in Punjab


Islamabad: The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to make arrangements for early conduct of local government elections in Punjab.

Issuing a detailed judgment into Punjab local bodies’ elections case, a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jilani said responsibility lies with the Election Commission to hold the local government elections. The detailed judgment also called for necessary amendments in Punjab Local Government Law 2013.

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