ECP reconstitution: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri files petition in SC (Geo News)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has filed a petition in Supreme Court (SC), seeking restructuring of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

Talking to media outside the apex court building, Dr Tahirul Qadri said article 218 of the constitution deals with the matters relating ECP, which he said, stated that the ECP would be reconstituted under article 213.

He said that the constitution stated that the ECP would be consisted of five members.

Qadri said under the constitution, 15 names would be presented before the parliament before the appointment of members in ECP. The parliament would hear all the 15 candidates under article 213.

The constitution bounds parliamentary hearing before the appointment of members in the commission, he added.

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