Nomination papers scrutiny ends today

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Javed Chaudhry in “Kal Tak” covered these topics:
• Returning officers (ROs) will conclude today (Tuesday) scrutiny of credentials of over 21,000 candidates in the run for the July 25 general elections.
• Several key political leaders managed to get closer to contesting the polls while many hopefuls suffered a setback on Tuesday as returning officers (RO) across the country scrutinised their nomination papers.
• Nomination papers of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan were rejected on Tuesday by the NA-53 RO.
Ayesha Gulalai, who has floated an eponymous PTI faction, had her nomination papers for the same constituency rejected too.
• National Database Regulatory Authority (NADRA) on Tuesday overtly dismissed allegations of data leakage while terming them reckless.
As per details garnered, officials of NADRA addressed a presser here in the federal capital today.