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Protesting against the commission's move, Dr Arif Alvi of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) said that they had only wanted to advise the commission and point out certain anomalies in the delimitation of the constituencies in order to facilitate the ECP's work.
Like other members, Chairman of the Special Committee Murtaza Javed Abbasi also criticised the Election Commission for preparing the anomalous list of delimitation of constituencies.
The Board has received project proposals from 247 constituencies anapproved 159.
The ECP sources said that initial publication of new constituencies would be for 30 days.
In federal capital Islamabad, the constituencies of NA would be NA-52 and NA-54.
When the changes were announced, the commission said it did investigate "whether alternative constituencies could be formulated that did not include parts of both Middlesbrough and Stockton in the same constituency".
How the constituencies would look COVENTRY NORTH-EAST Foleshill Henley Longford Lower Stoke Upper Stoke Wyken COVENTRY WEST AND MERIDEN Bablake Holbrooks Wainbody Westwood Woodlands Knowle Meriden COVENTRY SOUTH Binley and Willenhall Cheylesmore Earlsdon Radford Sherbourne St.
Other constituencies crossing local council boundaries include the proposed constituency of the City of Durham, which includes the Hetton ward from Sunderland.
Meanwhile, political parties that put up candidates for the constituencies included Al-Nour, the Egyptian Social Democratic Party , Al-Ghad, the National Movement, the Future of a Nation Party (FNP), the Reform and Renaissance, the Free Egyptians Party, the Republican People, the Socialist Popular Alliance, Al-Wafd Party and the Democratic Peace Party.
Nine new constituencies will be included in the upcoming elections of the Central Municipal Council, for which registration for voters starts January 15, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported yesterday.
Voting will take place in 34 constituencies nationwide where parliament seats are still up for grabs and 21 in the Southern, Muharraq and Northern governorates where municipal council seats are still vacant.
October 20, 2014 (KHARTOUM) -- Sudan's National Election Commission (NEC) has rejected all appeals on the delineation of geographical constituencies, saying it will continue to receive appeals until 25 October.