PML-N candidate Hamza Shehbaz was again elected as the Chief Minister of Punjab while Parvez Elahi faced defeat again.
Voting was held in the Punjab Assembly for the election of the Chief Minister of Punjab, in which Hamza Shehbaz got the support of the majority.
The meeting of the Punjab Assembly for the election of the Chief Minister of Punjab started with a delay of about three and a half hours at 7 pm, after which Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari started the voting process.
According to the voting results, PTI’s candidate Pervaiz Elahi got 186 votes while PML-N’s Hamza Shehbaz got 179 votes.
However, after the voting process was completed, Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari read out the letter of Q-League chief Chaudhry Shujaat in which he instructed the Q-League members to put Hamza Shehbaz.
The Deputy Speaker said that according to this letter, in the light of the decision of the Supreme Court, all the votes cast by the Q-League are rejected and I announce that Hamza Shahbaz has been elected as the Chief Minister of Punjab after 10 votes have been cast. are
On this occasion, the members of Q-League and Tehreek-e-Insaaf protested, but the Deputy Speaker said that if they do not agree with this decision, they can challenge it in court.
On this occasion, Tehreek-e-Insaf member Raja Basharat said that we will go to court against the result.
Earlier, Dost Mohammad Mazari told the House that according to the decision of the Supreme Court, Hamza Shehbaz got 197 votes in the election held on April 16, out of which, after removing 25 votes, his number of votes becomes 172, which is required. It is less than 186 votes so now they do not have majority.
Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari said that now any member will need the support of the majority of the existing members to elect the Chief Minister of Punjab.