Pervez Rashid disqualified for Senate elections

The Lahore High Court (LHC) has rejected the appeal of Pervez Rashid against the rejection of nomination papers for the Senate elections.

An appeal against the rejection of Pervez Rashid’s nomination papers was heard by an appellate tribunal comprising Justice Shahid Waheed of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday, February 23, in which the PML-N leaders appeared before the election tribunal.

Pervez Rashid’s lawyer argued that even before Pervez Rashid contested the Senate election, no one objected. The Supreme Court has also written in its decisions regarding political revenge. And in the case of Pervez Rashid, political revenge has come to the fore.

The lawyer further said that the record has come and the court should check that Pervez Rashid did not stay in the Punjab House. Justice Shahid Waheed remarked that he did not say anywhere in the appeal. That he did not stay in the Punjab House.

Yesterday, on an appeal against the rejection of Pervez Rashid’s nomination papers for the Senate elections. The Lahore High Court had summoned the concerned officer of the Punjab House along with the record. And issued a notice to the Election Commission for today.

He could not present evidence of his non-payment before the Lahore Election Commission (LEC) office on Thursday. February 18, due to which the nomination papers were rejected.

It should be noted that earlier the ruling party PTI had lodged an objection on the papers of Pervez Rashid. Papers were submitted by him for the general seat, while the affidavit mentioned the technocrat seat.

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