LHC issues notice to Ch Nisar, seeks reply from ECP & PA speaker

LHC Rawalpindi Bench, Ch Nisar, de-seat, ECP, MPA, PP-10
29 Jan, 2019 2:01 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Justice Mirza Waqas Rauf of the Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi Bench on Tuesday issued a notice to PML-N estranged leader Ch Nisar for not taking the oath as MPA.

The court also sought a reply from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and speakers of Punjab and National assemblies.

Ch Noor Khan, the petitioner, stated that Ch Nisar Ali Khan is neither resigning nor taking the oath. “As a result, the people of PP-10 are deprived of their representation in the Punjab Assembly,” he stated.

He contended that no development project is going on in the area. The petition was filed through Asad Abbasi advocate.

Meanwhile, PTI MPA Momina Waheed had moved a resolution seeking cancellation of Ch Nisar’s membership.

In the resolution, she stated that Ch Nisar has continuously been insulting the House and his voters by not taking the oath of his office. “Keeping in view the dignity of the Punjab Assembly and voters of PP-10, membership of Ch Nisar should be cancelled,” she demanded.

She also demanded that the Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, 1997 should be amended for the purpose. The PTI MPA demanded that membership of Ch Nisar should be cancelled and re-polling in the constituency should be conducted.

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