ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday postponed the Local Bodies elections of 81 union councils of Sindh due to the Supreme Court’s decision of upholding the SHC’s verdict regarding suspension of recently carried out delimitation, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, the local government polls were scheduled for Thursday, November 19.
Yesterday, Secretary Election Commission Babar Yaqub announced that polls will not take place in 25 union councils of Mirpur Khas, 24 of Hyderabad and 27 union councils of Shaheed Benazir Abad tomorrow.
He added that elections have also been postponed for six union councils of Tharparkar District.
The polling in Sanghar had already been postponed due to security reasons.
A total of about twenty million voters are expected to exercise their right of franchise in Sindh and Punjab provinces on today.