- Election Fee says 2.82 million voters will train their proper to vote in Azad Kashmir.
- There are 1.59 million male voters and 1.297 million feminine voters.
- 4 constituencies have been added to this election as in comparison with the earlier polls.
The eleventh Basic Elections of Azad Jammu and Kashmir will likely be held on July 25, the area’s election fee introduced Thursday.
Elections will likely be held in 33 constituencies of Azad Kashmir and 12 constituencies of Muhajireen Jammu and Kashmir.
In the meantime, 4 constituencies have been added to this election as in comparison with the earlier polls.
In keeping with the Election Fee, 2.82 million voters will train their proper to vote in Azad Kashmir, of which 1.59 million are male voters, whereas 1.297 million are feminine voters.
The Election Fee has mentioned that nomination papers could be submitted until June 21 and scrutiny of papers will likely be carried out until June 22 whereas the listing will likely be launched on the identical day.
In keeping with the Election Fee, objections could be lodged until June 28 and 29 and appeals could be lodged until June 30, whereas nomination papers will likely be returned by July 2.
It ought to be famous that the AJK Meeting’s phrases will finish on July 29, however up to now, the schedule for the brand new election has not been issued.
NCOC suggests postponement of AJK election
Earlier, the NCOC had advised suspending the upcoming Azad Jammu And Kashmir election by two months.
On this connection, the NCOC wrote a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner of AJK, stating that because of the rise within the variety of coronavirus instances within the nation, the polls ought to be delayed.
The letter mentioned that enormous political gatherings on account of elections will result in the additional unfold of the doubtless lethal virus within the state, including that the variety of coronavirus constructive instances are already excessive therein.
The NCOC mentioned a million residents of AJK might be vaccinated by September 2021.
Suspending Azad Kashmir elections not attainable: Raja Farooq Haider
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider on Might 25 mentioned that identical to by-polls took in Pakistan regardless of the pandemic, elections in Azad Kashmir also needs to be carried out and can’t be postponed, Geo Information reported.
Addressing a press convention in Muzaffarabad, the AJK prime minister had mentioned that Pakistan and India should not violate the 1957 decision on the Kashmir challenge.
Talking about Shah Mehmood Qureshi, he mentioned that the answer of Kashmir is “not in the hands of the foreign minister, therefore, he should avoid issuing statements.”
He mentioned that the prime minister of Pakistan “did not even know that Azad Kashmir has its own election commission,” including that “PM Imran Khan does not have the authority to introduce electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Azad Kashmir.”