PPP asks ECP to hold much-delayed by-elections in Sindh
The ruling party in Sindh, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), has demanded of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold by-elections in three provincial constituencies deferred due to the coronavirus pandemic, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.
Taj Haider was of the view that the coronavirus pandemic was almost non-existent in these three constituencies.
The letter states that under Article 224(4) an election on a vacant should be held within 60 days. Many more days have passed after the first 60 days, it adds.
The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has barred Election Commission from holding by-elections till January 31, 2021.