De­lim­i­ta­tion starts in Sindh, Pun­jab

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ISLAMABAD: Elec­tion Com­mis­sion of Pak­istan (ECP) Fri­day sub­mit­ted a re­port in the Supreme Court on prepa­ra­tions for lo­cal bod­ies elec­tions in Sindh and Pun­jab.

In its re­port, the ECP said that in the light of apex court or­ders the elec­tion staff is be­ing trained to carry out elec­toral de­lim­i­ta­tion of union coun­cils and wards in Sindh and Pun­jab.

Ap­pris­ing the SC of prepa­ra­tions for lo­cal govern­ment polls, the ECP fur­ther said that the train­ing process will con­clude in sec­ond week of Jan­uary 2015, adding that com­mit­tees have been con­sti­tuted for pur­chase of ma­te­rial re­quired for de­lim­i­ta­tion work.

Fol­low­ing leg­is­la­tion in Sindh and Pun­jab, the ECP has now been em­pow­ered to draw new elec­toral bound­aries on UC and ward level. -On­line

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