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The dramatic turn in Punjab politics-Court ordered recounting of votes for CM's election excluding PTI dissidents

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Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif in consultation with ally parties members. Source: Asghar Hayat


Published 30 June 2022 at 8:54pm
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The Lahore High Court ordered fresh counting of votes in the Punjab Assembly after excluding votes of 25 PTI MPAs denotified by the Election Commission of Pakistan for violating the party’s discipline. Court order has enhanced uncertainty in a fragile provincial political setup.


Published 30 June 2022 at 8:54pm
Presented by SBS Urdu
Source: SBS


After the decision of the LHC, PML(N) and PTI leaders are claiming the majority in the Punjab Assembly. However, Friday’s fresh election or counting will make clear which party gets the majority in the assembly.

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The court said that Hamza will cease to be the chief minister if he loses the required majority after the exclusion of 25 votes by the presiding officer. Source: Asghar Hayat


PTI has challenged the election of Hamza Shehbaz as Chief Minister and asked the court to declare his election illegal. PTI also demanded a fresh election for the post of Chief Minister Punjab after 25 MPAs of the PTI were denotified who voted for Hamza Shahbaz, violating the party discipline.  .

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