KARACHI - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has received nomination papers from the candidates in Karachi for the third consecutive day ahead of by-polls on three National Assembly (NA) seats, on Friday. Candidates have been submitting their nomination papers for the forthcoming by-polls on three NA seats including NA-237, NA-239 and NA-246 of Karachi.

In NA-239 Korangi, independent candidate Muhammad Tariq submitted his nomination papers, whereas, an independent candidate Arshad Awan submitted his nomination in NA-246. Not a single candidate has filed the nomination papers in the NA-237 Malir constituency.

In NA-246, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidates Nabil Gabol and Nadir Gabol submitted their nominations. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam’s (JUI) Maulana Noorul Haq also submitted his nomination papers. Overall four candidates have filed their nominations to the ECP in the NA-246 constituency.

It is pertinent to mention here that the last day for the submission of nomination papers is today.