Supreme Court orders to hold elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa within 90 days | Pro IQRA News

Supreme Court orders to hold elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa within 90 days

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(Monitoring Desk) Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) In the case of automatic election notification, the Supreme Court ordered to hold elections in both provinces within 90 days.

Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandyal announced the reserved order last day, the Supreme Court in its order has ordered to hold elections in Punjab and KP within 90 days. The majority has given relief to the petitioners. In the judgment, two members of the 5-member bench objected to the admissibility of the petitions, while Justice Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Jamal Mandukhel dissented from the judgment.

Supreme Court says that the procedure for general elections is different, 60 and 90 days have been given for elections in the constitution, elections must be held within 90 days of the dissolution of the assembly, 48 if the Governor’s signature is not signed by the Punjab Assembly. Self-dissolution within hours while the KP Assembly was dissolved after the approval of the Governor.

A two-member bench of the Supreme Court had sent the matter to the Chief Justice for suo motu notice in the Ghulam Mehmood Dogar case on February 16. A bench was formed.

The ruling alliance raised objections against the 2 judges who were part of the 9-member larger bench, after which Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Mazahir Naqvi separated from the bench and Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Athar Manullah also separated from the 9-member bench.

After the 9-member bench was broken, the Chief Justice of Pakistan reconstructed the bench and made it 5. The 5-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Atta Bandyal held 2 hearings.

The arguments of the parties’ lawyers concluded yesterday during the long hearing of 7 hours, Speakers’ lawyer Ali Zafar and Supreme Court lawyer Abid Zubiri gave arguments, Awami Muslim League’s lawyer Azhar Siddique gave arguments, Attorney General Shahzad Attaalahi and Election Commission, Sujeel Shehryar’s lawyer also gave arguments .

Governor KP’s lawyer Khalid Ishaq, PPP’s lawyer Farooq H. Naik, Muslim League-N’s lawyer Mansoor Awan, JUI’s lawyer Kamran Murtaza, President’s lawyer Salman Akram Raja, Governor Punjab’s lawyer Mustafa Ramde and Advocate General Punjab Shan Gill also attended.

All the judges of the Supreme Court who were part of the bench said in their comments yesterday that the election under the constitution will be held in 90 days.

The Chief Justice said that no constitutional body can extend the election period, if the elections are not held on time there will be no stability in the country, no constitutional body except the court has the power to extend the election period, the Judiciary must also give concrete reasons for extending the period.

The chief justice urged the political parties to consult among themselves, after which PPP lawyer Farooq H. Naik said his party leader says it is not the job of the political parties to set dates for the elections. The general election will be affected by elections in two provinces.