Peshawar (Staff Report): At least 158 candidates have filed nomination papers for by-elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to a spokesperson of Election Commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, fourteen candidates submitted nomination papers for one National Assembly seat NA-53 Bannu.
Meanwhile, one hundred and forty-four candidates have submitted nomination papers for the nine vacant seats of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly.
The provincial constituencies where the by-elections will be held include PK-3 Swat, PK-7 Swat, PK-44 Swabi, PK-53 Mardan, PK-61 and PK-64 Nowshera, PK-78 Peshawar, PK-97 and PK-99 Dera Ismail Khan.
By-elections will be held on these seats on October 14.