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PTI moves to Supreme Court to stop dissidents to vote against Prime Minister Imran Khan

Islamabad, Pakistan: PTI government has decided to file a reference in the Supreme Court under Article 186 for interpretation of Article 63-A (b) to seek as to what will be the legal status of the votes of the party members who are explicitly involved in horse-trading and changing loyalties for the sake of money.

It may be mentioned that Dispatch News Desk (DND) News Agency broke the story on Thursday that PTI would move o Supreme Court to seek advice to de-seat dissents before voting day and today government officially announced the decision. Read DND story published on Thursday to click this link.

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The reference will also seek opinion whether the disqualification of the members who change loyalties for economic gains will be for a lifetime or they will be allowed to run for re-election.

On Twitter, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said that the government has decided to file a reference in the Supreme Court under Article 186 for interpretation of Article 63-A.

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The information minister said that the opinion of the Apex Court will be sought as to what will be the legal status of the votes of the party members who are explicitly involved in horse-trading and changing loyalties for the sake of money.

The reference will also seek opinion whether the disqualification of the members who change loyalties for economic gains will be for a lifetime or they will be allowed to run for re-election.

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Fawad Chaudhary said that the Supreme Court will be prayed to conduct a daily hearings to decide the reference.

Separately, addressing a news conference, the Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said the Country cannot afford political confrontation in view of its economic situation.

Sheikh Rashid said that the opposition parties will be facilitated to hold their long march. He said that we want them to determine the route of their rally after sitting with the local administration.

The minister said that the video footage of Sindh House has exposed those involved in buying and selling of votes. He asked the estranged PTI members as well as the allied parties to stand by Prime Minister Imran Khan at this critical juncture.

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