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ECP prepares for Karachi-Hyderabad LG elections: reports

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has complete prepared for the local government (LG) elections in Hyderabad and Karachi, which are scheduled for January 15.

According to local media reports, the reserved decision regarding the MQM- P’s appeal against multiple voter lists will be announced tomorrow. The ECP panel chaired by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja withheld judgment on Friday.

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The Election Commission has finished all of the necessary preparations for the LG elections in Hyderabad and Karachi while rejecting MQM-claims P’s that it used dual voter lists. The two most populated cities in Sindh will hold local body elections using the previous voter lists.

It should be mentioned that the CEC stated that the local elections in Karachi could not be postponed any longer at the hearing on the MQM’s appeal.

The second round of the local government elections in Hyderabad and Karachi were originally scheduled to take place on July 24, 2022, but the ECP postponed them due to the province’s following flooding and excessive rainfall.

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The LG elections were originally scheduled on August 28, but they were again postponed for the same reason. The majority of polling places, according to the commission, were inaccessible to voters.

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