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Punjab Assembly session adjourned without electing new chief minister


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Punjab Assembly session called for the election of new chief executive of the province was adjourned till April 6 due to commotion during the session.

The provincial assembly was to vote today to elect the new leader of the house with PML-Q’s Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and PML-N’s Hamza Shahbaz to go head to head. PTI wad backing Elahi to replace Usman Buzdar while Hamza had the support of PTI’s Jahangir Tarin group,

However, the session last only six minutes. Neither voting for the new Punjab CM could take place nor a no-confidence motion could be moved against the Speaker.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan advised President Arif Alvi to dissolve the assemblies which have been approved.

The President dissolved the assemblies after National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaier disallowed the opposition’s no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan.

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