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returning officer

(in Britain, Canada, Australia, etc.) an official in charge of conducting an election in a constituency or electoral district, who supervises the counting of votes and announces the results
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Sarfraz Hussain advocate told the tribunal that PEC violating the law has posted District Election Officer Bahawalpur as Returning Officer in NA 120 constituency whereas it is the responsibility of Election Commission Lahore to hold the election in NA 120.
Ahmad Iftikhar is the returning officer for NA-15, Nisar Mohammad Khan for NA-16, Zaeem Ahmad for PK-36, Naveed Ahmed for PK-37, Umar Azmat for PK-38 and Sardar Jawad for PK-39, while the AROs include Mohammad Tanveer (NA-15), Arshad Pervez (NA-16), Javed Khan (PK-36), Imranullah and Iftikhar Ahmed (PK-37), Mohammad Usman and Dr Inyatur Rehman (PK-38) and Sardar Mohammad Nawaz and Iftikhar Ali Shah (PK-39).
He pleaded with the court to set aside the returning officer's decision and allow his client to contest election from the constituency.
The district returning officer and district sessions judge Mohammad Amir Nazir took oath from all the four returning officers and eight assistant returning officers.
Dr Rajat Kumar, Chief Electoral Officer(CEO) of Telangana while speaking to ANI on Thursday said, "A workshop has been conducted for Returning Officer (RO) and Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) on vote counting process.
The candidates for reserved seats have also been directed to submit their nomination papers to Returning Officer by Saturday.
Last month, the electoral body had appointed district returning officers (DROs) and returning officers (ROS) to supervise election on 16 seats of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in the tribal districts of the province.
Peshawar -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has appointed returning officers and assistant returning officers to conduct elections against 16 general, four seats reserved for women and one minority seat of the provincial assembly as a result of the merger of erstwhile FATA.
The returning officer declares that the supplementary elections will hold in the affected areas.
District Election Commissioner-I Muhammad Saleem Akhter Khan has been appointed as the returning officer by the Election Commission for the by-election to the National Assembly for NA-60, Rawalpindi-IV.
PESHAWAR -- Provincial president of the Pakistan Peoples Party Mohammad Humayun Khan on Friday moved the Peshawar High Court seeking orders for the relevant returning officer for vote recount or re-election in his provincial assembly constituency, PK-18 Malakand-I, over the alleged election rigging.
They chanted slogans against Returning Officer N-174 and burnt tyres.