ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) challenged the appointment of the caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab, in the Supreme Court, Mohsin Raza Naqvi, appointed on January 22nd.
The PTI expressed its discontent with the appointment of the caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab, Mohsin Raza Naqvi, and plans to take legal action against it.
The appointment of Mohsin Raza Naqvi as caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab was made by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) after a disagreement between the parties on a single name for the post.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed a petition, submitted by its secretary Asad Umar, requesting for the removal of Naqvi from the position of caretaker CM.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed a legal challenge to the appointment of Raja Riaz as the opposition leader in the National Assembly (NA) and has also requested the court to declare the appointments of Babar Hasan Bharwana and Akram Ullah Khan as members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) as illegal.
Sheikh Rasheed Petition
Additionally, Former Interior Minister of Pakistan, Shaikh Rashid, has also filed a petition against the appointment of the caretaker Chief Minister.
The leader of the Awami Muslim League (AML) has also deemed the appointment of the caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab as unconstitutional.
Former Interior Minister of Pakistan, Sheikh Rashid, stated that Mohsin Naqvi is aligned with the government and played a key role in the change of regime. He is also against the opposition.
Sheikh Rasheed’s attorney, Sardar Abdul Razzaque, said that Mohsin Naqvi is a front man for Asif Ali Zardari.
He also emphasized that it is the responsibility of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ensure free and fair elections, and that a biased caretaker government would not be able to do so.
Abdul Razzaque added that the ECP failed to fulfill its duty as outlined in Article 218 of the Constitution of Pakistan.
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