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Pervaiz Elahi challenges Hamza’s appointment as CM Punjab in LHC


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LAHORE:- Speaker Punjab Assembly Pervaiz Elahi on Friday challenged Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz s appointment as the Chief Minister of Punjab in Lahore High Court (LHC).

LHC has directed Hamza Shahbaz and other parties to to submit their reply in the court.

In the remarks, the Chief Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti directed to inform the court about the implementation of the Supreme Court s decison regarding the dissident Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members.

Court has adjourned the hearing till May 25.

Earlier on Thursday, a petition had been filed in LHC to remove Hamza Shahbaz as CM Punjab.

The petition states that Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced its verdict on dissident members  votes and now Hamza Shahbaz has lost majority in Punjab Assembly.

The plea further states that Hamza has no legal and constitutional right to stay CM Punjab and all his action in the capacity are illegal and unconstitutional.

The plaintiff prayed the court to nullify notification of Hamza s appointment as CM and bar him from performing duties.

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