LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has stopped the PPP from taking out a rally in connection with the by-election in NA-133 on Friday evening.

District Monitoring Officer Zahid Subhani directed the police to implement the election code of conduct and bar the PPP from holding the rally being led by former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and party candidate Chaudhry Aslam Gill.

Mr Subhani also issued a show-cause notice to Mr Gill for violating the code and directed him to appear in person along with a written affidavit in the camp office of the officer to clarify his position on the rally scheduled for Saturday (today) morning.

The by-election is due on Sunday (tomorrow).

Published in Dawn, December 4th, 2021

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