Islamabad High Court annulled delimitation of constituencies in four districts

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has annulled the delimitation of constituencies in four districts — Jhelum, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh and Lower Dir — in a verdict after completion of hearing on the petitions.

IHC Justice Aamer Farooq referred the matter to the Election Commission of Pakistan to decide on the matter.

The court also disposed of the petitions against the delimitation of Islamabad Capital Territory after the ECP representatives assured the court that the anomalies were being rectified.

According to the Delimitation of Constituencies Act, 1974, the constituencies for elections to the national and provincial assemblies are to be delimited after every census.

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