ECP postpones Senate elections in KP
PESHAWAR: (Suno News) The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has postponed the Senate elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The opposition had requested the ECP to postpone the Senate elections.

Ahmed Karim Kundi of the opposition had submitted a petition requesting to postpone the elections to the provincial election commissioner.

The petition stated, “Our 25 members have not been sworn in yet, the election should be postponed.”

After approval from the chief election commissioner, the provincial election commissioner postponed the Senate elections in KP.

It is to be noted here that the Peshawar High Court (PHC) ordered the administration of the oath to the MPAs on reserved seats by April 2. The ECP hinted at postponing the elections if the new members were not administered the oath.

It should be noted that the Upper House will consist of 96 members, out of which 23 members will be from four provinces each and four from Islamabad.

Out of the 23 seats reserved for every province, 14 are general seats, four for women, four for technocrats and one for a minority member.