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Gilgit Baltistan Elections 2020: MPs barred from participating in campaigns

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

13th Nov, 2020. 11:53 am
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Supreme Appellate Court (SAC) Gilgit-Baltistan has ruled that ministers and members of the assemblies would not be able to participate in the election campaign.

According to the details, the GB Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Chief Court to bar MPs from participating in election activities and said that federal ministers and assembly members would not be deported to Gilgit-Baltistan, however, they would not be able to participate in the election campaign in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The Pakistan Peoples Party had challenged the November 6 decision of the GB Chief Court of ordering the members of the National Assembly (MNAs) and a Federal minister, who were running election campaigns in GB, to leave the areas within three days.

Amjad Hussain Advocate represented the PPP and Munir Ahmed Advocate presented arguments on behalf of the Election Commission.

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