Opposition parties have threatened to have their lawmakers resign from Parliament [official website] on Tuesday in protest of Musharraf's candidacy, while leaders in the North West Frontier Province [official website] said they would dissolve the provincial assembly [NWFP backgrounder]. Musharraf supporters responded by submitting a no-confidence motion against the province's top elected official to stall the dissolution until after the October 6 presidential election because a no-confidence motion must be voted on before dissolution can occur. AP has more.
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