- Punjab Assembly session wrapped up within six minutes.
- Security has been tightened around the Assembly in Lahore.
- Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz scolds Pervez Elahi.
LAHORE: no-confidence motion against Punjab Assembly Speaker Pervez Elahi sacked on Sunday after PML-N MPA Sami Ulla Khan, who filed a no-confidence motion against Elahi, failed to show up.
as a result session of assembly was postponed until June 6th.
session — with panel of Chairmen Wasim Khan Badozai in stool – was laid aside for six minutes, despite the fact that it starts with a delay of two hours. As the meeting began, the speaker called out title of PML-N MPA Sami Ulla Khan, who filed a no-confidence motion against Pervaiz Elahi but he didn’t attend in house.
Due to his absence from the House, Badozai ordered of petition and adjourned session.
Before sessionMPA reached PA to attend the meeting previously scheduled for begin at 12:30. However session failed to start on time, as the deputies were not allowed to enter the premises.
Security has been tightened around the Assembly in Lahore on Sunday morning. PA speaker Pervez Elahi called session today when canceling the previous date of Assembly session Scheduled for May 30.
The political situation escalated on Sunday morning with in arrest of Director General of the OO for Parliamentary Affairs Rai Mumtaz after announcement of emergency session. The police were ordered to stay on high vigilance and heavy police force was appointed in environment of provincial assembly.
Police also barricaded various places on Lahore shopping street including routes leading from CM House and Ivan-e-Iqbal in PA.
Previously, the administration closed the doors of PA while the barbed wire was installed in front of Assembly building. Punjab Assembly officials said that even they are not allowed to enter building.
Due to strict agreements, even security team of Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz was not allowed to enter the Assembly. Meanwhile, PML-N decided to send only 15-20 MRAs inside the PA. in in first phase as soon as the gates opened.
PML-N file motion of no confidence against Elahi again
After dismissal of motion of no confidence against Elahi, PML-N has announced that he will apply against talking once again.
PML-N members called a meeting on Sunday to decide future strategy in whose leader Uzma Bukhari asked the members of the PML-N why they did not reach the Chamber on time.
“Pervez Elahi brought thugs from Gujrat”
Formerly security team of Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz was forbidden to enter the House. Meanwhile, PML-N leader Ata Tarar stated that the MOE and media were not admitted to the provincial assembly.
“Speaker Pervez Elahi has brought thugs from Gujrat,” he said, adding that “some people” were delivered to the House last night.
“You [Pervaiz Elahi] show disrespect for the House of Representatives,” said the PML-N leader. added. He said that they would enter the meeting accompanied by media persons.
He claimed that government introduced no-confidence motion against Speaker in accordance with the Constitution and promised challenge “illegal actions” of the speaker in court.
Answering a question, the leader of the PML-N said that the KEC had not removed the notices from 25 defiant deputies. of House so far.
No trust moves against Elahi, Deputy Speaker on session agenda
PA session was for a reason begin at 12:30 with in no-confidence motion against speaker and deputy speaker on Agenda. However session could not be started.
PTI and PML-Q file motion of no confidence against PA Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari and PML-N submitted proposal against Elahi PA Speaker on Article 127 of Constitution of Pakistan.
Very noisy PA session expected as the temperature was high on both sides.
Police detain PA MP affairs DG
Punjab Police Arrest Director General of Punjab Assembly for Parliamentary Affairs Rai Mumtaz in tiny hours of Sunday ahead of PA session.
Mumtaz family claimed that the police had searched their house and translated it into unknown location.
A representative of the Punjab Assembly confirmed the information of Mumtaz detention saying the police jumped over the walls of CEOs house.
He added what’s at home of PA Secretary Muhammad Khan Bhatti and Secretary for Coordination Inayatullah were also made a raid.
The representative also stated that they also there is video evidence of raids on the residences of the officers of the assembly and also accused police of vandalism during raids.