Published On: Fri, Dec 20th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

ECP expresses inability for voters’ thumb impressions’ verification

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ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has expressed its inability to exercise powers for verification of thumb impressions of voters. On Monday last, the Ministry of Interior had asked the Commission to exercise these powers for three months for transparency of thumb impression verification process.

The Commission? in its meeting here on Thursday? observed that the constitution and the law do not seem to provide for exercising the power of issuing of any direction regarding verification of thumb impressions especially when it is being done as a result of electoral activity conducted by the Commission itself.
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