ISLAMABAD (APP) – Election Commission of Pakistan on Saturday has rejected the objections related to forming two constituencies in Upper Dir and Shangla.

Hearing the issue, ECP has also accepted one objection regarding Lower Dir and included Uch to PK-15 from PK-15. 
It is to be mentioned here that the commission had reviewed 69 objections over delimitations in Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Swat, Chitral and Buner.

However, decision over remaining objections will be announced on Monday.

The commission has received so far 1286 objections on delimitation of the constituencies throughout the country.
It said, out of total objections, 706 objections were received from Punjab, 284 from Sindh, 104 from Balochistan and 192 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The process of accepting objections on delimitation from citizens throughout the country will continue upto April 24.

The ECP had established a facilitation centre at its secretariat for submission of objections and facilitating the people regarding the initial delimitation of national and provincial assemblies.

Five teams have been constituted to receive the objections pertaining to all four provinces, federation and FATA in the office hours, it added.

The commission had also launched the details of objections on proposed delimitation of the constituencies 2018 along with proposed maps by the petitioners on its website for public convenience and transparency.

This facility will be helpful to all stakeholders to understand and get informed about current status and ongoing activities regarding delimitation of constituencies, the ECP said.