Pakistan’s Supreme Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial faced the current situation in Pakistan following the dissolution of the NA following the dismissal of a motion of no confidence in the National Assembly (NA) vice-chairman of Prime Minister Imran Khan. A spokesman for the Supreme Court by President Arif Alvi said Sunday.
Political turmoil in the country that has lasted for weeks culminates today as a NA vice-chairman proceeded with the long-awaited House Speaker not allowing a vote on a no-confidence bill for Prime Minister Imran.
Denial of a no-confidence consent
Suri, who was the chairman of the session, radically rejected it, arguing that it was against Article 5 of the Constitution, which states that “loyalty to the state is the basic duty of all citizens.”
At the beginning of the session, Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Fawad Chaudhry took a stand, citing the clause, repeating the prime minister’s earlier claims that there was a foreign conspiracy behind the move to overthrow the government.
“On March 7th, our ambassador to Korea was invited to a meeting attended by representatives of other countries. At the meeting, I heard that an objection against Prime Minister Imran was submitted,” he said. Untrustworthy movement.
“I’ve heard that relations with Pakistan depend on the success of the no-confidence bill. If the no-confidence plan fails, Pakistan’s road will be very difficult. This is an operation for regime change by foreign governments,” he insisted.
The minister questioned how this could be allowed and urged the vice-chairman to decide the constitutionality of the no-confidence measure.
In response, Suri pointed out that this item was submitted on March 8 and should be in accordance with the law and the Constitution. “No foreign power can overthrow an elected government through a conspiracy,” he added, adding that the claims made by the minister are “valid.”
He rejected the proposal, finding it “contrary” to the law, constitution and rules.
The opposition parties, angered by the NA process, decided to hold their own meeting in the House of Representatives with PML-N’s Ayaz Sadiq sitting in the chair.
According to PPP’s Sherry Rehman, they went through their own process with 195 MPs who voted in favor of the no-confidence measure.
dissolution of NA
Afterwards, Prime Minister Imran said in a speech to the nation that he had advised the president to “dissolve the assembly” in another shocking measure.
He also said the state congratulated the state for the rejection of the no-confidence motion, saying that the vice-chairman “refused to attempt a regime change.” [and] foreign conspiracies”.
The prime minister also added that he sent advice to the president on the dissolution of the parliament. Democrats need to be open to the public and hold elections so the people can decide who they want, he added.
“Prepare for elections. Corrupt forces will not determine the future of the country. Once Parliament is dissolved, the process for the next election and governing government will begin,” he added.
President Albi dissolved the NA on the advice of Prime Minister Imran under Article 58 of the Constitution.
Fawad Chaudhry confirmed progress in a tweet, adding that while Prime Minister Imran remained in office under Article 224 of the Constitution relating to elections and by-elections, his cabinet had also been dissolved.
Meanwhile, PTI’s Farrukh Habib said the new elections would be held in 90 days.
Opposition urges SC to pay attention
The situation developed as opposition leaders denounced the government as a blatant constitutional violation and called for the Supreme Court to intervene.
NA’s opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif called Sunday’s unfolding “no more than treason.”
“Imran Khan has plunged the country into anarchy. Niazi and his party will not be allowed to go scot-free. [the] A blatant and blatant violation of the Constitution. I hope the Supreme Court will play its part in protecting the Constitution,” he said.
PPP Chairman Bilawal-Bhutto Zardari also said the PTI violated the Constitution by not allowing votes on no-confidence bills.
“The united opposition is not leaving Parliament. Our lawyers are heading to the Supreme Court. We urge all agencies to protect, uphold and enforce the Constitution of Pakistan,” he said.
PPP’s Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar said, “The Supreme Court cannot and cannot stand still as a mere spectator. The Chief Justice must come to justice immediately and save the country from a constitutional crisis!”
He added that party leaders Farooq Naek and Raza Rabbani are preparing a petition. “You must arrive at the clerk of the Supreme Court by 3:30 PM.”
Meanwhile, Amir Liaquat announced her decision to leave the PTI and urged Pakistan Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial to restore the National Assembly and ensure a vote on the no-confidence bill.