The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to prepare voters lists by February 23, 2012 in any case, a private TV reported.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry was hearing Imran Khan's petition, seeking elimination of bogus votes from voters list.

The Chief Justice said the court would have to pass order against Secretary ECP because he had done nothing.

The NADRA and Election commission produced their reports regarding preparation of new voters' list. The ECP secretary told the court that the process was delayed after Sindh and Khyber Pakhutunkhwa governments sends resolutions asking for delay due to floods and law and order situation.

The Chief Justice said Sindh had not send any resolution while peace had been restored in Swat as he himself visited the valley recently.

He said that voters' lists should be precise and according to CNIC. The Chief Justice remarked that 44 percent of votes were bogus and there would be chaos in the country if next polls were held on the basis of same lists.