Lahore High Court Dismisses Election Petitions in 18 Constituencies

Lahore, Pakistan! The Lahore High Court made a new ruling on Tuesday by disregarding petitions difficult the election consequences in 18 constituencies. Among the ones contested have been the effects for Maryam Nawaz, Khawaja Asif, and Aon Chaudhry.

The petitions have been brought forth by means of several applicants who had faced defeat in those constituencies during the elections. They claimed that the polling method had been marred through irregularities and that the results had been not just.

A bench led by using Justice Ali Baqar Najafi presided over the hearings for those petitions at the Lahore High Court. In its authentic assertion, the courtroom declared that the petitions lacked felony status and directed the petitioners to deal with their concerns with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

This selection marks a considerable juncture within the submit-election panorama, underscoring the legal avenues available for addressing grievances related to electoral strategies. The dismissal of those petitions also highlights the importance of adherence to legal procedures and establishments in resolving electoral disputes.

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The court also dismissed a petition challenging the election results in NA-128, which was won by Aon Chaudhry. The court said that the petition was not maintainable and that the petitioner could approach the ECP under the Election Act.

The following constituencies were challenged in the petitions:

  • NA-117 (Lahore): Aleem Khan
  • NA-119 (Lahore): Maryam Nawaz
  • NA-126 (Lahore): Malik Saiful Malook Khokhar
  • NA-127 (Lahore): Atta Tarar
  • NA-128 (Lahore): Aon Chaudhry
  • NA-80 (Narowal): Shahid Usman
  • NA-87 (Sargodha): Malik Shakir Bashir Awan
  • PP-167 (Lahore): Irfan Shafique Khokhar

The following provincial assembly constituencies were also challenged:

  • PP-169: Malik Khalid Khokhar
  • PP-46: Faisal Akram
  • PP-47: Chaudhry Muhammad Mansha
  • PP-53: Rana Abdul Sattar
  • PP-170: (Kasur)

The ECP is expected to announce its decision on these petitions in the coming weeks.

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