PTI, PML-Q file petition against Mazari's ruling on CM Punjab poll.

Following Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari's ruling on the Punjab Chief Minister's election about rejecting PML-Q votes, leaders of the PTI and the PML-Q reached Supreme Court (SC) registry Lahore late night and submitted a petition against CM Punjab election, Geo News reported.

Earlier, after a crucial session of the Punjab assembly, PML-N's candidate Hamza Shahbaz retained the post of the Punjab CM against Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervez Elahi through a three-vote victory.

Following the counting of votes, the deputy speaker, citing Article 63A of the Constitution, rejected ten votes cast by the PML-Q members. As a result, Hamza received 179 votes, while Elahi managed to bag 176 votes.

After the election, PTI's and PML-Q's parliamentary parties held a meeting and deliberated on Mazari's ruling. Later, they reached the apex court's Lahore registry to submit the petition.

According to the sources, Pervez Elahi's counsel Aamir Saeed filed petition in SC in which Hamza Shahbaz, Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari and chief secretary has been made parties.

In talks with media Aamir Saeed said Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari had interpreted SC verdict wrong, therefore, Chief Justice...

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