LAHORE: Sheikh Rasheed, head of the Awami Muslim League (AML) and a former interior minister, has filed a petition for elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in the Supreme Court (SC) Lahore registry. According to the details, President Arif Alvi, the federation, and the Election Commission of Pakistan were made respondents in the petition.
According to the plea, the caretaker government should now be disbanded and a new system established.
In addition, the plea requested that the court mandate the ECP hold elections within 90 days.
The Punjab by-elections, which were supposed to take place on April 30 but were delayed, were announced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) earlier on Wednesday.
The ECP decided to postpone the Punjab election and announced October 8 as the new date for elections in Punjab after withdrawing the March 8 notification from the Punjab Election Program Sheikh Rasheed files plea In supreme court for punjab, kp elections.
According to the ECP spokesperson, the president, Dr. Arif Alvi, has also been informed that the elections in Punjab have been postponed, and the new election schedule will be released soon.