ECP: (LG polls in Punjab and Sindh on October 31)

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued schedule for the first phase of Local Government (LG) elections in Punjab and Sindh on October 31 this year.

Nomination papers can be filed from September 7 to 11, while scrutiny of nominations papers would be held from September 12 to 17.

Last date for filing of appeals against the decisions of the Returning Officers regarding acceptance or rejection of the nomination papers would be September 22.

Tribunals would decide appeals by September 30, while last date for withdrawal of candidature would be October 01, 2015.