AFTER a long wait, the Supreme Court announced its verdict regarding the Senate elections. The Constitution was always clear on the matter and the presidential reference to the Supreme Court only wasted precious hours of the superior judiciary which was involved unnecessarily.

It is worthwhile to calculate the financial implications the nation had to bear by calculating the hours spent by the judges on this reference.

Riaz Bhutta
Lahore

Published in Dawn, March 5th, 2021

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