ISLAMABAD:Previous head of state Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday challenged the Senate chairman political election in the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
On March 12, the judgment PTI-backed candidates got the leading slots of Us senate in the “debatable contest” marred by the discovery of ‘spy cameras’ in the upper house of parliament.
Incumbent Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani was re-elected by beating Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) hopeful Yousaf Raza Gilani. Ninety-eight senators exercised their right to vote, out of which seven votes were declined. Sanjrani got 48 votes as well as Gilani 42.
In the application, the previous premier had actually prayed to suspend the Us senate chairman elections. The federal government, Sadiq Sanjarani, Senate Secretariat and also others were made parties in the petition.
” The political election of the chairman of the us senate was set up,” the petition states, “Yousuf Raza Gilani’s denied votes should be accepted and he must be stated the chairman of the Senate.”
It added that seven votes of Gilani were illegally rejected. The rejection of seven ballots ought to be revoked.
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Previously, the Political Election Compensation of Pakistan has issued a notice to Gilani, mobilizing him on March 22 in the Senate incompetency situation.
The PPP leader– the joint candidate of opposition parties– was elected legislator from Islamabad after beating Abdul Hafeez Shaikh of the ruling event. The election was challenged with the ECP in behalf of petitioner Supporter Azhar Siddiq.
The request mentioned that the Pakistan Democratic Activity (PDM) candidate’s win must be reversed as the surveys were not transparent. It added that rigging in political elections was a criminal activity and also it must be checked out. It better highlighted that the latest innovation was not utilized in the polls despite the directions of the Supreme Court hereof.