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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has said that at least 100 candidates have submitted their nomination papers so far with returning officers for contesting the Senate election scheduled to be held on 3rd of March.
According to Election Commission officials, 17 candidates have filed their nomination papers from Punjab, 22 from Sindh, 30 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 25 from Balochistan and six from Islamabad. Twenty-three nomination papers have been submitted for women seats, eight for non-Muslim, 18 for technocrats and Ulema and 51 for general seats, it detailed.
In Peshawar on Sunday, Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) candidate Shazia Tehmas and the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Dost Muhammad Mehsud filed their nomination papers. Similarly, in Lahore, PTI’s Aon Abbas and Malik Zaheer Abbas submitted their application for candidacy in the polls. – TLTP