By-polls: ECP announces schedule for Mirza's former constituency

ECP said that the by-election in PS-57 Badin would be held on December 12.


Express October 16, 2011

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced a schedule for by-elections in Sindh constituency PS-57 Badin, Express 24/7 reported on Sunday. 

The ECP said that the by-election in the constituency would be held on December 12.

According to the ECP, interested candidates can submit their nomination papers on October 26 and 27, while the last date for withdrawal of names is November 17.

The constituency was left vacant after the resignation of PPP leader and former home minister Zulfiqar Mirza.

Mirza tendered his resignation during a fiery press conference in Karachi on August 28 from the posts of senior vice-president of the party, member provincial assembly (MPA), member Central Executive Committee (CEC), minister for works and services and senior minister.

On September 7 this year, the Governor of Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad accepted Mirza’s resignation as Sindh’s senior minister and minister for works and services.

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