Scrutiny of nomination papers, filed by candidates for by-elections in NA-120 Lahore is being completed today.
Appeals against Returning Officers’ decisions can be filed on 21st, while the Appellate Tribunal will decide appeals by 24th of this month.
Two main rival candidates for NA-120 by-polls, Ms Kulsoom Nawaz of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and Dr Yasmin Rashid of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), are to appear before the returning officer (RO) today (Thursday) for scrutiny of their nomination papers.
Objection has been filed against Ms Kulssom over foreign work permit , bitter verbal attack against military and treason charges by the candidates of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).
Candidates can withdraw their candidature till 25th, while the candidates’ revised list will be published on 26th of this month.
Polling in the constituency will be held on 17th of next month.