The Lahore High Court ruled that Hamza Shahbaz’s election as Punjab Chief Minister was invalid.
As a result of the court ruling, Hamza Shahbaz is no longer the Chief Minister. Usman Bazdar has been reinstated to the position of Chief Minister after the court mandated that the Punjab Chief Minister be re-elected.
According to reports, the Lahore High Court has accepted the petitions challenging the choice of the Punjab Chief Minister.
The decision was conditionally disagreed with by Justice Shahid Mehmood Sethi. Justice Shahram Sarwar Chaudhry, Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi, Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh, and Justice Shahid Jamil Khan were all members of the bigger bench, which was presided over by Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan.
According to the court’s ruling, the Punjab Chief Minister must be re-elected, and as a result, the Punjab Assembly will meet tomorrow at 4 p.m. As a result of the aforementioned decision, Hamza Shahbaz is no longer the chief minister of Punjab.
The provincial government has also been disbanded. The presiding officer should remove 25 votes and recount them according to the stated ruling.
The bigger panel also heard pleas from the PML-Q and Punjab Assembly Speaker Pervez Elahi, in addition to the PTI. The aforementioned arguments were made in opposition to Hamza Shahbaz’s appointment as chief minister.