Balochistan may elect senators unopposed on April 2

Balochistan may elect senators unopposed on April 2


Senate election on 11 seats of Balochistan will held on April 2

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QUETTA (Dunya News) - It has been proposed to elect unopposed senators in Balochistan in the upcoming election scheduled to be held on April 2.  

As per sources, there is a possibility of mutual agreement on unopposed election of senators among political parties.

The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will get three seats each out of 11 seats of Senate for Balochistan. 

Read more: ECP issues schedule for Senate election 

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam will get two seats for senators in Balochistan. 

The Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), the National Party and the Awami National Party (ANP) will get one seat each in the Senate. 

As per the schedule, the polling for the Senate election will be held on April 2 in the upper house and four provincial assemblies.

Also read: Polling for Senate's 48 vacant seats on April 2 

The Senate election is held every three years when one-half of the members of the upper house retire after completion of their tenure. However, the term of a senator is six years.