Election Commission of Pakistan is starting today (Wednesday) the process of scrutiny of nomination papers filed for the Senate elections.
A total of one hundred and seventy candidates have filed their nomination papers with the Election Commission of Pakistan. These include twenty-nine from Punjab, thirty-nine from Sindh, fifty-one from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, forty-one from Balochistan and ten from the federal capital.
The process of scrutiny of nomination papers will continue till tomorrow.
The candidates can file appeals against acceptance or rejection of nomination papers on Saturday and the last date for disposing of these appeals is 23rd February.
The revised list of candidates will be published on 24th February.
The candidates can withdraw their nomination papers on 25th of this month.
Polling on the forty-eight seats will be held on the 3rd of next month at the parliament house Islamabad and the four provincial assemblies.