Hamza Shahbaz, the leader of the PML-N, was sworn in as the chief minister of Punjab on Saturday after a thrilling three-vote victory over the joint PML-Q/PTI nominee Chaudhry Pervez Elahi.
Hamza Shahbaz was lastly sworn in by Governor of Punjab Baligh Ur Rehman. Leaders of the PML-N and other government representatives attended the oath-taking event, which was held at Governor House.
A day earlier, Hamza Shahbaz kept his position as chief minister of Punjab after Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari rejected 10 PML-Q members’ votes by citing Article 63A of the Constitution.
As a consequence, Elahi, who had the support of the PTI, managed to get 176 votes, whereas Hamza earned 179 votes.Leaders of the PTI and the PML-Q filed a petition opposing the Punjab Chief Minister election in response to Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari’s decision on the rejection of PML-Q ballots in the CM election.
Late at night, Pervez Elahi’s attorney Aamir Saeed Rawn filed a plea with Hamza Shahbaz, Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari, and the chief secretary as parties in the SC Lahore Registry.
Speaking to the media, Aamir Saeed stated that the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) should take sou motu notice since Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari had misinterpreted the SC ruling.In response to Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari’s ruling on the rejection of PML-Q votes in the CM election, leaders of the PTI and the PML-Q filed a petition disputing the Punjab Chief Minister election.
Late at night, Pervez Elahi’s lawyer Aamir Saeed Rawn submitted a plea in the SC Lahore Registry with Hamza Shahbaz, Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari, and the chief secretary as parties.
Aamir Saeed told the media that the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) should take sou motu notice because Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari had erroneously read the Supreme Court decision.