Supreme Court declares deputy speaker’s ruling illegal, declares Pervaiz Elahi Chief Minister


The Supreme Court set aside the ruling of Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari on the recently held CM election in the province and declared the PML-Q leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi the new chief minister, Aaj News reported.

The hearing of the case, pertaining to the interpretation of Article 63-2A of the constitution, continued for three days.

A three-member bench of the apex court comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Ijazul Ahsan, and Justice Muneeb Akhtar heard the case.