ISLAMABAD, Nov 20 (APP): Justice (Retd) Qazi Muhammad Farooq, Chief Election
Commissioner on Thursday announced that bye-election in constituency of NA-28
Buner would be held on December 28, 2008. The seat has become vacant following the death of Abdul Matin Khan, MNA of the
Awami National Party (ANP), said a press release of Election Commission of
Pakistan issued here Thursday.
According to the schedule, the candidates can file their nomination papers with
Returning Officer from November 24 to 27 while scrutiny of the papers will be
held from November 28 to 29.
December 3 has been fixed as last date for filing of appeals against accepting
or rejection of nomination papers.
Last date for deciding appeals by the Tribunal is December 6 while last date for
withdrawal of candidature is December 12. Publication of revised list of
candidates is December 13 and polling will be held on December 28.
The Chief Election Commissioner has also appointed the following as District
Returning Officer, Returning Officer and Assistant Returning Officers for the
purpose of holding bye-election in Constituency No. NA-28 Buner of National
Assembly of Pakistan.
District & Sessions Judge, Buner has been appointed District Returning Officer
while Additional District & Sessions Judge-1, Buner as Returning Officer. Civil
Judge-1, Buner at Daggar and Executive District Officer (S & L), Buner at Daggar
have been appointed Assistant Returning Officer.