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Senate polls: Election Tribunal upholds Pervaiz Rashid’s disqualification by ECP
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Senate polls: Election Tribunal upholds Pervaiz Rashid’s disqualification by ECP

Election Tribunal on Tuesday has disqualified Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Pervaiz Rashid from participating in the Senate elections. During the hearing on Pervaiz Rashid‘s appeal against rejection of his nomination papers, the PML-N candidate said that he is ready to pay due amount to eliminate the objections raised by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). He also requested the court to annul the decision of returning officer regarding rejection of his nomination papers for the Senate polls. Previously, Election Tribunal had approved petition of Pervaiz Rashid for hearing. The PML-N leader’s lawyer Azam Nazir Tarar adopted the stance that returning officer had rejected his client’s nomination papers for Senate elections. Pervaiz Rashid was issued photocopy no...