On Wednesday, the Lahore High Court (LHC) accepted PTI petitions challenging the election procedure. In which they chose PML-N leader Hamza Shahbaz Sharif as the chief minister of Punjab.
After hearing arguments from both sides. A five-member panel led by LHC Chief Justice Ameer Bhatti handed down the brief decision on a 4-1 vote.
It is uncertain, though, whether Hamza Shahbaz would remain in his position as chief minister. But according to PTI attorneys. Hamza Shahbaz is not allowed to remain CM following the ruling. To choose a new chief minister, they'll start new elections.
The court instructed Hamza Shahbaz's counsel to present arguments at the hearing on Tuesday. Whether the Supreme Court's ruling on the president's request for an interpretation of Article 63(A). The Constitution applies to earlier occurrences.
The top court decided that the votes were cast by lawmakers. Who defected against their parliamentary party they will not tally back in May of this year.
Hamza's attorney contended that until the Supreme Court delivers a judgment in this area. They will not apply the verdict to earlier occurrences.
He claimed that instead of Hamza's election as Punjab CM. The PML-Q and PTI had both raised objections to many other events in their petitions.
We have found resources from the blog of The news that after the high court releases its written decision, there will be no confusion.
Ali Zafar, the attorney for PTI, asked the court to follow the SC's ruling. Without focusing on the past or the future once he had finished his remarks.
Ali Zafar responded that they ordered a new election for the position. If the votes of the defected PTI lawyers were not counted. When Justice Shahid questioned whether the court could deem the notification of Hamza's election null and void.
If it is announced that the Punjab CM position will be re-elected, the announcement will be void.