The by-elections on NA-245 in Karachi have been postponed, while in Sindh it has been decided to postpone the second phase of local body elections.
According to the sources, the Election Commission has postponed the by-election of NA-245 Karachi, while in Sindh, it has been decided to postpone the local body elections to be held on Sunday, July 24 in the second phase. In this regard, a notification will be issued tomorrow, while the new The date will be announced tomorrow.
The Sindh government has applied to the Election Commission to postpone the second phase of local elections in Sindh, in which it has taken a position that the second phase of local elections should be postponed in view of climate change.
Sources have said that the election commission is likely to set a new date for the elections in the next two days at the request of the Sindh government.
The Election Commission had also asked for a report on the weather situation from Sindh, on which the EC has been sent a forecast report of rains on July 23, 24 and 25.
In this regard the Election Commission has received several requests, in which the election has been requested to be held next month, while the Deputy Commissioners, ROs have also informed problems about of water accumulation around the polling stations.
The second phase of local body elections is likely to be held by August 21 or 28, but the final date will be announced tomorrow.
Second phase in of local body elections in Sindh, polling will be held on Sunday, July 24 in Karachi Hyderabad and Thatta divisions, while due the by-elections for the vacant seat to the death of PTI MNA Aamir Liaquat were scheduled for July 27.