ISLAMABAD- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said by-elections will be held within 60 days if any parliamentarian resigns from his/her seat.

ECP, in a statement, said by-election is a constitutional and lawful process and the institution has to follow it. The statement further said that the ECP was responsible for conducting free and fair elections in the country.

“90 days are required for the polls if assemblies are dissolved,” ECP stated.