QUETTA -- The Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) has expressed reservations over the new delimitation
of constituencies, saying it will particularly affect the people of Murryabad and Hazara Town.
Talking to media, the Secretary ECP said that various aspects and requirements of delimitation
were discussed in today's meeting.
This is so because it is now a Constitutional requirement to hold the next elections on the basis of new delimitations
which are not forthcoming before six months.
He said a draft bill is ready pertaining to delimitations
under which a NA seat will consist of 780,000 population.
In his petition, Mr Rasheed contended that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) held the delimitation
of the two constituencies in violation of the election laws.
President of the Balochistan High Court Bar Association Shah Mohammad Jatoi had filed a petition asking the high court to allow the government to amend the Local Bodies' Act, 2010, before conducting the delimitation
QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court on Wednesday barred ECP from delimitation
process in Balochistan for next Local Government Elections.
'We met with district elections commissioner and requested him to launch free and fair delimitations
because there were such union councils in the province having populations over millions of people,' the MNA said, stressing that Baloch areas should not be neglected.
The court dismissed 9 petitions filed against the delimitations
of constituencies from Haripur and Kachi Jal Magsi.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Sanaullah Khan filed a petition against newly carried out delimitation
in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly's PK-4 while Awami National Party (ANP) leader Brig Saleem did the same in NA-2 and Haider Ali in PK-6 in the court.
The PHC accepted the petitions and ordered new delimitation
within two days.
Addressing a press conference in Karachi, he said MQM's reservations on fresh delimitation
were not addressed.