ECP allows independent candidates to join any party

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 6 (APP): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has allowed the independent candidates to join any political party by June 6.

The permission has been granted for candidates successful in elections on indirect seats in the District Councils, Municipal Committees, Town
Committees, Municipal Corporations, District Municipal Corporations and Metropolitan Corporations in Sindh Province in terms of Section 33 of Sindh Local Government Act, 2013, said a press release.

All the independent candidates can join any political party during office hours.

ECP directed the District Returning Officers to publish the names of such candidates after office hours and send a consolidated list to the Provincial Election Commissioner, Sindh for further necessary action.