Revised schedule of Local Elections in KPK

Revised Schedule of Local Elections in KPK Notification Election Commission Pakistan

The notification no. F.16(1)/2021-LGE-KP(Vol-I) issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan. A notification was issued on 9th February 2022 at Islamabad and the main focus was the Revised schedule of Local Elections in KPK remaining districts.

However, the Local Election was held on 19-12-2021 in various districts of KPK. Now revised Election schedule in the remaining districts of KPK is announced. So, the details of notification are as below;



Body of Notification:

                        No.F.16 (1) 2021-LGE-KP(vol-1):- In pursuance of the order of Hon’ble Supreme Court of Pakistan in Civil Appeal No. 224/2022 dated 9-2-2022 whereby the Peshawar High court Abbottabad Bench order in Writ petition No 116-A/2022 dated 1.2.2022 was suspended, and in the exercise of the powers conferred upon it under Articles 140A (2) and 219(d) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan read with Sections 58 and 219(3) of the Elections Act, 2017 sub-section (1) of Section 75 & Section-86 of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Act, 2013 sub-rule (1) of Rule – 15 of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Councils (Conduct of Elections) Rules, 2021 and all other powers enabling it in the behalf; the Election Commission of Pakistan is pleased to revise its earlier schedule issued vide notification No. F.16 (1) 2021- LGE-KP dated 20-1-2022 and calls upon the voters of Tehsil / City Councils, Village Neighborhood Councils of districts Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Torghar, Kohistan, Upper, Kohistan Lower, Kolai Palas Kohistan, Swat, Malakand, Shangla Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Chitral, Upper, Chitral Lower Chitral, Orakzai, North Waziristan and South Waziristan, of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and in connection therewith appoints the following revised dates of various activities of election to the aforesaid Councils:-

S #ActivityDaysDate
1Public Notice inviting nomination papers to be issued by the Returning Officers on1 Day10.2.2022
2Dates for filing of nomination papers with the Returning Officers by the candidates5 Day14.2.2022      To 18.2.2022
3Publication of names of the nominated candidates on1 Day19.2.2022
4Last Date for Scrutiny of nominated papers by the Returning Officer3 Days21.2.2022      To 23.2.2022
5Last date for filing of appeals against decisions of the Returning Officer rejecting/accepting the nomination papers3 Days24.2.2022       To 26.2.2022
6Last date for deciding of appeals by the Appellate Tribunal5 Days ( Excluding Sunday on (27.2.202)1.3.2022
7Publication of revised list of candidates1 Day2.3.2022
8Last date for withdrawal of candidature and publication of revised list candidates1 Day3.3.2022
9Allotment of Election symbols to contesting candidates and publication of a list of contesting candidates1 Day4.3.2022
10Polling day on 31.3.2022
11Consolidation of Results5 Days4.4.2022

2.            To ensure that elections to the Local Government are conducted honestly justly fairly in accordance with law and to ensure that the corrupt practices are graduated against the Election Commission of Pakistan directs that: –

Revised schedule of Local Elections in KPK

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