The Punjab Assembly is ready to witness a contest for the election of a new speaker nowadays (Friday), with both the ruling coalition and opposition alliance fielding their applicants for the coveted put up,
The seat of the Punjab Assembly fell vacant after the former workplace bearer, Pervez Elahi’s election as the Punjab Chief minister.
The PTI and the PML-Q have jointly pitched Sibtain Khan, PTI MPA from Mianwali, who will contest in opposition to the PML-N’s candidate, Saif ul Malook Khokhar of the PML-N. The newly-appointed assembly secretary Inayat Ullah Lak accredited the nomination papers of both the candidates after scrutiny.
Sibtain Khan claimed that the PML-N would “fail to cause any interruption” during the speaker’s election, hoping that he could win the competition “effects”,
Every body saw what came about to the letter [of PML-Q president Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain] that the PML-N had supplied to win the chief minister election,” he said.
The ruling coalition has a number of 186 MPAs while PML-N, PPP and some independents represent a strength of 178. An upset and a totally tough contest is likely in a secret poll.
The Punjab Assembly on Thursday permitted the tabling of a no-self assurance movement against deputy speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari after his ties deteriorated with the ruling PTI.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan and other party leaders seriously criticized the deputy speaker for his ruling, which deprived Pervez Elahi of becoming the chief minister after he rejected 10 votes from the PML-Q — allowing Hamza Shahbaz to retain the top workplace.
However the setback turned into quick-lived because the Supreme court annulled Mazari’s ruling and instated the Khan-sponsored candidate, Ch. Pervaiz Elahi, as the chief minister.
In Thursday’s assembly session, Parliamentary chief inside the Provincial meeting Raja Bisharat submitted a movement of no-self belief in opposition to Mazari, which was accredited by using the house’s majority.