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Supreme Court orders to hold elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa within 90 days
Islamabad (92 News) – Supreme Court ordered to hold elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa within 90 days.
On spontaneous notice, the five-member bench gave a decision by a majority of three to two. Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandial, Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Muneeb Akhtar gave a decision in favor of the election in 90 days, while Justice Jamal Mandukhel and Justice Mansoor Ali Shah. Do not you agree?
The Supreme Court said that according to the constitution, elections should be held within 90 days after the assembly is dissolved, it has been dissolved, the governor deviated from the constitution by not specifying the election date, the governor KP should immediately give it the date for the election.
The Supreme Court ordered the federal government and all institutions to ensure the conduct of elections. The decision stated that the electoral commission must be given all kinds of support, including security. Article 222 of the Constitution states that elections are the subject of the Federation, the Electoral Act empowers the Governor and the President to announce the election date, the Chief Justice also read out the dissenting notes of Justice Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Minister Jamal Mandukhel.
Justice Mansoor Ali, Justice Jamal Mandukhel wrote in a dissenting note that the suo motu notice was taken hastily, the Supreme Court should not have used the power of suo motu notice, the Supreme Court could not have taken notice if the matter was in the Supreme Courts.