ECP bars parliamentarians from visiting by-poll campaign in NA-154

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 11 (APP): The Election Commission of Pakistan has barred all parliamentarians from visiting and taking part in by-election campaign in NA-154 Lodhran where election is going to be held on December 23.

It has come to the notice of Election Commission that certain Members of National Assembly and Provincial Assembly of Punjab Province are going to visit constituency, said spokesman of the ECP on Friday.

Such visits of these members of Parliament, Assemblies will tantamount to the violation of code of conduct issued for election in NA-154, he added.

The ECP advised all stake holders to observe the Code of Conduct issued by ECP in letter and spirit.

After the issuance of election schedule, no public office holder will, neither openly nor in secret, give any subscription or donation or make promises for giving such subscription or donation to any institution nor shall inaugurate, commit to undertake or announce any development project therein for the advancement of the campaign of a candidate of his choice and thereby influence the results of elections.