Friday, January 27, 2023

Schedule for Punjab CM’s vote recount announced

After receiving an order from the Lahore High Court (LHC), the provincial assembly secretariat has now published a schedule and code of conduct for the election of the Chief Minister (CM) of Punjab.

According to the information provided, the schedule was published by the secretariat of the provincial legislature in accordance with the ruling of the Lahore High Court. In order to vote for a new Chief Minister (CM) , the Punjab Assembly session has been called for tomorrow, July 1, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon.

A code of conduct has also been established by the secretariat for the election of the Chief Minister of Punjab; according to this code, members of the provincial assembly and guests of staff will not be permitted. b 

A historic judgment was handed down on Thursday by the Lahore High Court (LHC), which ordered a recount of the votes cast in the election of Hamza Shahbaz as chief minister of Punjab.

The high court’s larger bench, which consists of five judges and is presided over by Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan, has decided to hear petitions against the current chief minister, who is a member of the PML-N.

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On April 16, the bench issued its decision in the matter 4-1, dismissing one of the petitions that contested Hamza’s election. Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi voiced disagreement against the decision reached by the court’s majority.

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