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Senate Elections: Deadline To File Nominations Ends

The deadline to file nomination papers for a seat in the Senate from the provincial assemblies ended at 4pm today. Names of the nominated candidates will be published tomorrow (Friday).
According to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), nine candidates have submitted nomination papers from Punjab, including three each of the Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, one of PML-Quaid and two independents.
Moreover, members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and more candidates from the PML-N will submit their nomination papers today.According to the ECP schedule for the Senate election from provinces, a list of candidates will be published on Feb 9 while the last date for the scrutiny of nomination papers has been fixed for Feb 12.
Moreover, Feb 15 will be the last date for filing appeals against the rejection or acceptance of nomination papers, which will be disposed of by Feb 17.
A revised list of the candidates will be published on Feb 18 whereas Feb 19 will be the last date for withdrawal of candidature.
Scrutiny of the nomination papers will be done on Monday while the candidates can file appeals against acceptance or rejection of nominations on 15th of this month.
The revised list of the candidates will be published on 18th of this month while candidature can be withdrawn on 19th of this month.