FAISALABAD - Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) District Monitoring Officer Zaroya Amjad said on Saturday that no one would be allowed to violate the election rules during by-election.

She was visiting Punjab Assembly’s constituency PP-97 where by-election is scheduled to be held on July 17, 2022.

Talking to the media, she said that the constituency fell vacant when former MPA Muhammad Ajmal Cheema was de-seated. She said that the ECP had received nomination papers as well as appeals against them which would be decided on June 21.

The ECP official said that the revised list of contesting candidates would be issued on June 22 whereas election symbols would be allotted to the contesting candidates on June 23. She said that all contesting candidates had been provided election code of ethics with a request to ensure its implementation in letter and spirit.

She said that monitoring of PP-97 would continue till polling day and no one would be allowed to violate the election rules and regulations. She also visited various parts of the constituency and got removed oversized and prohibited flaxes from walls, poles and other places.

Says revised list of contesting candidates to be issued on 22nd

She visited the offices of different political parties and directed their staff and supporters of the contesting candidates to abide by the election law. Monitoring Officer Rana Sajid Mehmood Qasim and others were also present.

CPO to hold open

court tomorrow

City Police Officer (CPO) Syed Ali Nasir Zaidi would hold an open court at Satiana police station, here tomorrow (Monday). A spokesman for Police Department said on Saturday that an open court would commence at 12 noon and the CPO would hear public complaints against Police Department. The CPO would also issue on-the-spot orders for redressing people’s complaints, he added.