As soon as the session started in Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly, the PTI leader attacked the well and started beating the Deputy Speaker with slaps. They even came to the well and pulled the hairs of the deputy speaker. In the Punjab Assembly of Pakistan, on Saturday, the leaders of Imran Khan’s party PTI broke the limits. As soon as the session started in the assembly, the PTI leader attacked the Well and started beating Deputy Speaker Mohammad Majri with slaps. Not only this, the leaders of PTI had brought ‘lota’ with them. He was attacked by throwing a lota first and when this did not satisfy their mind, they came to the well and pulled the hair of the deputy speaker and slapped him.
In fact, on the instructions of the Lahore High Court, a new Chief Minister is to be elected for Punjab. For which the session was called on Saturday. The attack for the chief minister’s post in Pakistan’s Punjab is a contest between Shahbaz and Chaudhry Parvez Elahi. The session was presided over by Deputy Speaker Mohammad Majri. Hamza is a candidate of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and other parties. Whereas, PML-Q and PTI are supporting Elahi.
According to the information received, as soon as the session started, the PTI leaders sitting in advance started creating a ruckus in the assembly. Attacking the leaders of the opposition camp who left the PTI for the no-confidence motion in the National Assembly, the PTI leaders started making noise. When the Deputy Speaker stopped the PTI leaders from doing so, they started throwing lota’s at the Deputy Speaker Majri. Even then they were not satisfied, they came to the Well and started beating the Deputy Speaker. According to Pakistani media reports, PTI leaders started slapping Mazri. His hair was also pulled. During this, the policemen present in the assembly in a civil dress took the lead and somehow rescued the deputy speaker and brought him out of the assembly building. After some time when the session started, the PTI leader remained absent from the House. After which the session had to be adjourned for Saturday without any decision.
Saturday’s session was being held in accordance with a Wednesday order of the Lahore High Court, in which it had dismissed Hamza’s plea for early elections and restoration of the powers of the deputy speaker. The powers of the deputy speaker were withdrawn last week. He was asked by the court to hold elections on April 16.
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