ISLAMABAD: The Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday denotified 11 lawmakers of PTI.

Reacting on ECP’s notification, PTI termed the action of NA Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf of accepting some resignations ‘unconstitutional’.

According to ECP, Dr Shireen Mazari, Farrukh Habib, Ali Muhammad Khan, Fazal Muhammad Khan, Shaukat Ali, Fakhar Zaman Khan, Ijaz Ahmed Shah, Jamil Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Akram, Abdul Shakoor Shad and Shandana Gulzar Khan have been de-seated.

When contacted, PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry termed NA speaker’s action “a political decision and unconstitutional move.”

Published in Dawn, July 30th, 2022

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