LHC adjourns overseas voting rights case for indefinite period

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The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of a plea seeking the provision of voting rights to overseas Pakistanis for an indefinite period.

As per details, the federal government and the Election Commission of Pakistan failed to submit their response in the case.

Plea filed by a citizen named Salman Shabir said the right of casting vote is a basic human right of every citizen.

After the initial arguments, LHC Judge Justice Shujaat Ali Khan sought a progress report regarding the provision of voting rights to overseas Pakistanis.

Earlier, the Lahore High Court (LHC) sought a response to the pleas provision of voting rights to overseas Pakistanis.

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