Tehreek-e-Insaf chief will contest the elections from Mianwali, Islamabad, and Lahore.
Islamabad (Urdu Point Latest News. December 20, 2023) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has decided to contest elections from 3 constituencies of the National Assembly. According to the details, talking to the media, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawyer Barrister Ali Zafar said that PTI founder Imran Khan would contest elections from three constituencies; the former prime minister will participate in the upcoming general elections from Lahore, Mianwali, and Islamabad. For this purpose, the nomination papers will be taken to Imran Khan tomorrow.
He said that preventing the submission of nomination papers is not a democratic process; the workers have been instructed to file their papers, the decision on the candidates’ tickets will also be made very soon, and those candidates who have made sacrifices for the party will be given priority. Preference will be given to jailed PTI leaders for candidates.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf has directed the party ticket aspirants to submit their nomination papers and said that the tickets for the February 8 election will be finalized in the next two weeks. Get the documents done by hiring a specialist lawyer to complete the forms and make election procedure experts and constituency lawyers an integral part of your team; the candidate must be present for receiving or submitting the documents or for scrutiny. No, PTI candidates should ensure the security of their recommender and endorser; it is not necessary to attach a party ticket while submitting nomination papers; party tickets can be submitted till January 11.
In this regard, the Election Commission says that a candidate can submit a maximum of five nominations with different recommenders and endorsers. The fee for submitting nomination papers for a candidate for a seat in the National Assembly is 30,000 rupees. , the fee for one nomination form is Rs.100, and the fee for a candidate for a provincial assembly seat is Rs.20,000, non-refundable.
The Election Commission has informed that the nomination papers can be submitted to the concerned Returning Officer during office hours from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm from December 20 to 22. Attested copies must be attached along with the nomination papers along with the voting certificate issued by the Election Commissioner of the candidate’s recommender and endorser.
The ECP has said that the candidate shall attach the income tax return of the last three years with the nomination papers, a complete copy of the passport of the candidate shall be attached with the nomination, and the nomination papers fee by the candidate. Cash can be deposited directly at the Returning Officer or through Bank Draft in the name of the Returning Officer or at any National Bank branch; in case of bank deposit, the candidate will attach the receipts along with the nomination.