KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: The polls for Nazim and Naib Nazim of District and Tehsil Councils in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are being held today in afternoon, according to Election Commission of Pakistan.
Almost all political parties have announced the candidates for the polls of Nazim and Naib Nazim of District and Tehsil Councils of the province. As per order of ECP, deadline for filing the nomination forms is 1 p.m. and security will be conducted after 1 p.m.
As a first step, the ECP, on the recommendations of District Returning Officers (DRO), has already appointed Returning Officers (ROs), who will conduct election of Nazim and Naib Nazims in the respective Councils.
The ROs will proceed to conduct elections of Nazims first in their respective Councils in the following order:
1)- First Meeting of the Council
4)- Withdrawal of Candidature
5)- Election of Nazim
After election of Nazim, a Naib Nazim for each Tehsil/Town/District Council or Village/Neighborhood Council, shall be elected in the same as manner as for election of Nazim of the Council.