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SC allows Pervaiz Elahi to contest elections

SC allows Pervaiz Elahi to contest elections

SC allows Pervaiz Elahi to contest elections

SC allows Pervaiz Elahi to contest elections

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has allowed Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf(PTI)  president Pervaiz Elahi to contest the election.

A three-member bench headed by Justice Mansoor Ali Shah heard the appeal against the rejection of Parvez Elahi’s nomination papers. During which Pervaiz Elahi’s lawyer Ehsan Khokhar argued that we do not want to delay the election, his client’s to be allowed to contest elections PP 32 Gujarat.

The court asked that how did you get access to the 10 marla plot paper. The lawyer said that the 10 marla plot document was received from the Patwari.

Justice Athar Minallah said that do you want to say that the caretaker government is involved in this.

During the hearing, the court said that the voters should not be deprived of their right to vote, the duty of the returning officer is to facilitate and not to obstruct the elections. It is strange that all this is happening with the same political party.

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Justice Mansoor said that Article 17 says that no one can be prevented from election without valid reasons.

The court accepted the appeal of Pervaiz Elahi and declared the decision to reject the nomination papers null and void and directed to print the name of Pervez Elahi and the election symbol on the ballot paper.

Elahi has been allowed to contest the general election from the PP-32 constituency of Gujarat district.

On the other hand, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) secured major relief from the top court as three of its candidates were granted permission to contest the upcoming February 8 elections.

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