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After 5 years: Gilgit-Baltistan Council elections to be held on April 18


By Shabbir Mir Published: March 31, 2016 GILGIT: The election commission of Gilgit-Baltistan has fixed April 18 as the date for the G-B Council polls. This was stated in a notification issued on Wednesday from the election commissioner’s office. “Nomination papers will be accepted between April 5 to April 8,” stated the document. Earlier, the commission had announced the polls would ...

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GB elections: what next?

By M Ismail Khan: The PML-N won, the PTI lost, the PPP got routed out and the MQM disintegrated. It has been an epic electoral battle for a symbolic province that produced an equally powerful symbolic election result. The PTI pulled crowds, but PML-N polled votes. The PML-N raised hopes and gained, the PTI fomented fear and faltered. At the ...

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Electoral lists completed in 24 constituencies in G-B

Voter-List-verification-NADRA-Gilgit Baltistan

For the elections of Gilgit Baltistan legislative assembly the electoral lists in the constituencies in Gilgit-Baltistan is been completed. The securitization is been also done by NADRA. The voters lists will be displayed in the districts of Gilgit-Baltistan soon. The names which are missing in the voters lists will be able to enter their names within 15 days. The voters ...

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Match fixing starts in G-B says Imran Khan

PTI chairman Imran Khan

Chairman Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan said that PMLN-N has started match fixing in Gilgit-Baltistan. On Sunday the PTI chief accused the government of nominating its own “Umpire” and started match fixing for the forthcoming elections in Gilgit-Baltistan region. Khan warned that his party will challenge it in court and take to the streets in case the polls were ...

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PTI not accepts Governor Choice of govt in G-B says Dr. Shireen Mazari

Shireen Mazari PTI

Federal minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Barjess Tahir’s appointment as Gilgit-Baltistan governor further on of elections in the territory has given Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) one more cause to cry foul beside the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and allege rigging. PTI Information Secretary Dr Shireen Mazari Mazari said “It is an obvious case of pre-poll rigging by the ruling PML-N, ...

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Gilgit-Baltistan’s summary of Self Governance Order 2014 sent for approval

(Gilgit) The Gilgit-Baltistan government has sent the amended governance order summary for consideration to the prime minister of Pakistan. The summary includes notifying the legal period of the Gilgit-Baltistan Council and suggestions for a caretaker government to supervise the elections. Sources say that the government has requested a five years legal period for the council and suggested the formation of caretaker ...

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