The PML-N will submit its petition to the Lahore High Court later today (Friday) seeking court order for holding election for chief minister in Punjab Assembly, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The PML-N nominee for CM slot, Hamza Shahbaz, will file the petition. The court will be prayed to fix the case for hearing today.
Hamza has made Punjab Assembly speaker, deputy speaker and IG police respondents in his petition.
The petition says that the office of the biggest province Punjab’s chief minister remains vacant since April 1. The provincial assembly secretary and administrative officers are acting upon the illegal orders of Speaker Pervaiz Elahi.
The election for chief minister has been delayed without any reason. And Hamza is the affected party due to delay in the election, the plea states.
It says under Article 130, the session of Punjab Assembly cannot be postponed. The respondents have failed to perform their duties.
Punjab IG police and chief secretary have failed to let the MPAs enter the provincial assembly.
The petition pleads with the court to order convening the assembly session and holding immediate election for the chief minister.
The petition further requests the court to declare the step of sealing Punjab Assembly premises illegal.
Reporter Malik Ashraf