Supreme Court orders EC to extend nomination period

Supreme-Court-The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to extend 2016 Presidential Election nomination period to Tuesday November 8 for all disqualified Candidates.

The Supreme Court in a unanimous decision also ordered the EC to give all political parties fair hearing to amend or correct mistakes on their nomination forms.

Meanwhile the court has also ordered that all cases relating to disqualification of Presidential Candidates pending before High Courts be stayed.

Source: GNA


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