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The Election Commission has filed a review petition on the dates of elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where it has been said that the Supreme Court has no power to give dates for the elections. The court indicated the date and suggested the alternatives.
The Election Commission requested the Supreme Court to review its April 4 decision, holding that the judiciary has no power to fix the date of the elections. The framers of the Constitution did not give the judiciary the right to set a date for elections.
The Election Commission said in the application that the Supreme Court has no power to set the date for the elections. The court indicated the date and suggested the alternatives. The court can interpret the law, it cannot rewrite the law. Empowered Election Commission is the need of the hour. Security and money not provided, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elections will not make the National Assembly elections transparent.
The Election Commission has said in the application that the Constitution of Pakistan has made the powers of the institutions very clear, therefore the Supreme Court has changed the law by specifying dates for elections in Punjab. Do it.
Sources say Electoral Commission officials have met with the Supreme Court Registrar. At the meeting, the Election Commission officials have demanded that the revision request be fixed for hearing this week.
Election Commission officials felt that the matter is of urgent nature and the hearing should be held soon. It is hoped that the application will be fixed for hearing.
It should be noted that the Supreme Court has ordered to conduct elections in Punjab on May 14 and in this regard, the Chief Justice had remarked in the case that the court will not withdraw its decision to hold elections on May 14.