The process of submission of nomination papers for by-election on five National Assembly (NA) and four Provincial Assembly (PA) seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have started on Wednesday.
According to the by-election schedule issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the process of receipt of nomination papers would continue till 9th July, while the papers would be scrutinised from 11th to 17th July. Meanwhile, the hearings on the appeals against acceptance or rejection of nomination papers would be held from 22nd to 29th July.
Last date for withdrawal of the nomination papers is 31st July, while polling would be held on 22nd August.
The five NA seats where the elections would be held, include NA-1 Peshawar, NA-5 Nowshera, NA-13 Swabi, NA-25 Dera Ismail Khan (Tank) and NA-27 Lakki Marwat, while the four PA seats where by-polls would be held, include PK-23 Mardan, PK-27 Mardan, PK-42 Hangu and PK-70 Bannu.