One Who Garnered More Votes Is Out, But Other Is Punjab CM: CJP.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial during a hearing in the Supreme Court against the ruling of the deputy speaker Punjab Assembly over the election of Chief Minister, remarked on Monday that one who garnered more votes is not holding the post of CM, while the one who secured less votes is retaining the slot of Punjab CM.

Hamza Shahbaz needs a solid foundation to retain the slot of Punjab CM, CJP remarked.

The CJP said that two months back the court gave a rule which must be accepted by all. 'Our verdict may be wrong but the decision has not yet been reviewed', CJP added.

CJP said review petitions are pending, adding that it was not expected that the new opposition could walk out after the assembly is restored.

'The court had given ruling in good faith', CJP Bandial remarked. He also said Since April 2022, the crisis continue to intensify in the country.

During the hearing, Justice Umar Ata Bandial further said, 'You may want the crisis to be prolonged, the full court will be formed only in September, only two judges are available here except us, as we are trying to provide facilities to those who come to court.'

Should the court stop all the proceedings until then, CJP Bandial questioned. CJP remarked the most important issues of the state cannot be hung, adding that constitutional...

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