ISLAMABAD: The by-elections on 33 National Assembly seats vacated by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf members will take place on March 16, the Election Commission of Pakistan said on Friday.
The ECP announcement added that the candidates can file their nomination papers between February 6 and 8. The names of the candidates will be published on February 9 and the scrutiny of the nomination papers by the returning officers (ROs) will be completed till February 13. The last date to file appeals against the decision of the ROs is February 16.
According to the election schedule, the last date for the appellate tribunal to decide on the appeals is February 20. After this, the revised list of candidates will be published on February 21.
The last date to withdraw candidature and release of revised list of candidates is February 22 while the election symbols will be allotted on February 23 and the polls will be held on March 16.