Procedure of electing mayor, deputy mayor challenged in IHC


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Ali Nawaz Awan on Tuesday challenged the procedure of electing Mayor and deputy mayor and amendment in local body ordinance in Islamabad High Court.

The petitioner said that amendment in local body ordinance was hit by dishonesty

He said that ordinance was mulled to arrange the elections of three deputy mayors along with mayor. He demanded to restore separate procedure for electing the both representatives which was earlier imposed.

The claimant further complained that the authorities have illegally decided to amend the ordinance.

Law ministry, parliamentary affairs, cabinet division, Chief Election Commissioner and home secretary were made party in the petition.

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