ECP: Campaign for elections end at midnight todayMay 8, 2013
Islamabad: Campaign for elections 2013 through electronic‚ print media as well as public meetings will end at midnight today Thursday. According to the Election Commission any violation of the deadline will warrant disqualification‚ a fine up to one hundred thousand rupees or withholding of results by the returning officers.
However‚ various political parties including PML-N‚ PTI‚ Jamaat-e-Islami and Awami National Party have suspended their rallies on Wednesday to express solidarity with Imran Khan. He was critically injured after fall from the makeshift lift in a Lahore rally.
Meanwhile‚ ballot papers are being delivered to all returning officers today for distribution among presiding officers on Friday next. Special security measures have been adopted for the dispatch of ballot papers and their collection. Polling will be held on Saturday from eight a.m. to five p.m. without any break.