ECP starts scrutiny of nomination papers

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan ECP on Monday started scrutiny phase of nomination papers. Strict scrutiny of nomination papers according to article 62 and 63 of the constitution will continue till 7th April after which all ineligible candidates will be barred from contesting the upcoming general elections.

According to reports, Election Commission has already received replies from NAB, FBR and State Bank for 4600 nomination papers. The Election Commission was also in process of posting the nomination papers of candidates on their website along with information of their respective districts.

All candidates however, have the right to file appeals against the decision of the Returning Officers on the acceptance or rejection of nomination papers till 10th April.