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Bye-Elections in Naushero Feroze and Karachi: Election Commission of Pakistan draws attention of contesting candidates that no person shall convene, hold or attend any public meeting within area of Constituency

Islamabad, May 26, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Election Commission of Pakistan has drawn attention of Contesting Candidates for Bye-Elections in constituencies No. PS-22 Naushero Feroze-IV, PS-106 Karachi-XVIII and PS-117 Karachi-XXIX, to the provisions of Section 84 of the Representation of People Act, 1976, which provide that no person shall convene, hold or attend any Public Meeting and no person shall promote or join in any procession within the area of the Constituency during a period of forty-eight hours ending at midnight following the conclusion of the Poll for an election in that Constituency.

Any person who contravenes these provisions of law shall be punishable with rigorous imprisonment for a term, which may extend to six months or with fine, which may extend to one thousand rupees or with both. Accordingly, the election campaign for Bye-Elections in aforesaid constituencies shall come to an end with effect from the midnight falling between 31st May and 1st June, 2016. The Political Parties and the candidates are requested to follow the provisions of law and exercise self-restraint so that the Poll is held in an orderly and peaceful manner on the June, 2016.

For more information, contact:
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)
Election Commission of Pakistan Secretariat,
Election House, Constitution Avenue G-5/2,
Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9201975, +92-51-9206062
Fax: +92-51-9205402, +92-51-9205300
Website: www.ecp.gov.pk

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