Third tier of democracy: SC takes up LG polls case today

Third tier of democracy: SC takes up LG polls case today


Our Correspondent December 07, 2014

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will resume hearing the case regarding local government elections in Islamabad, Punjab, Sindh and the cantonment areas. The apex court had expressed dissatisfaction at the reports of the federal, Punjab and Sindh governments regarding their plans and preparations for local government elections. The court had directed the three governments to hold a meeting with the Election Commission of Pakistan and take steps for holding the polls. The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government had assured the apex court of holding local body elections in spring 2015.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 8th, 2014.

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