Chief Justice of Pakistan takes sou motu notice of todays proceeding of National Assembly

 The CJP forms a larger bench to hear the matter today

The Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial took a sou motu notice of the political situation in the country.  A special bench of the supreme Court expected to hear the case today. The Opposition leaders have demanded the SC  to review the “unconstitutional” ruling given by National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri.

The CJP has formed a larger bench to hear the matter of today’s proceeding of National Assembly in which speaker of the National Assembly refused to vote on the no-confidence motion in the house and adjourn the session for indefinite period. After the ruling of speaker, the President of Pakistan Arif Alvi dissolved the National Assembly on the advice of PM Imran Khan today.

The PTI government has created a constitutional crisis in the country. The CJP has taken sou motu notice of the situation and to resolve the current crisis.

The joint Opposition has prepared a petition to cancel the ruling of the deputy speakers under which the National Assembly session was adjourned for an indefinite period as Suri cancelled the voting on the no-confidence motion, terming it “unconstitutional”.

                                                                                Khalid Bhatti 

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