Shabbir Ismail filed a plea via Azhar Siddique to remove Governor.
President ,CM, Speaker, Federal Govt and others made parties.
Governor violated his oath by taking unconstitutional actions.
LAHORE:A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking the removal of Balighur Rehman from the post of Punjab Governor.
Shabbir Ismail filed a plea through Azhar Siddique Advocate to remove Governor Punjab Baligh ur Rehman from office in Lahore High Court.
In the petition filed in the court, the President, Governor, Chief Minister, Speaker, Federal Government, Punjab Government, and Chief Secretary of Punjab have been made parties.
Petitioner submitted that there is no time restriction in the constitution for the vote of confidence, four to seven days has been given in the constitution for the motion of no confidence.
It was stated in the petition that the Governor violated Article 10A of the Constitution and Assembly Rules by asking the Chief Minister for a vote of confidence. The Governor has no authority to remove the Chief Minister and the Cabinet.
It was further stated in the statement that the Governor took a biased, malicious unilateral action by removing the Chief Minister and the Cabinet from their posts. The Governor violated his oath by taking unconstitutional and illegal actions.
In the petition, it was requested that for the protection of democratic values, the governor Baligh ur Rehman should be immediately removed from office and action should be taken against him and the orders of the governor to call the session and to dissolve the chief minister, the cabinet should be annulled.
Earlier, a letter was sent to the President of Pakistan and the Prime Minister to remove the Governor of Punjab Baligh ur Rehman by the Chairman of the Judicial Activism Panel.
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A letter was sent to the President of Pakistan and Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif to remove Baligh ur Rehman from the post on the issue of calling a session by the governor and de-notifying the cabinet including the Chief Minister of Punjab.