PTI hails SC verdict on Punjab, KP polls


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership on Wednesday hailed the SC verdict and termed it as a “victory for the Constitution of Pakistan”.

Speaking to media outside the court, PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry said that two SC judges had objected to the decision but “all five judges in bench agree that polls must be held within 90 days.” AML Sheikh Rasheed congratulated the nation over the verdict and termed it a “victory for Imran Khan”. He also asked the country to “prepare for the elections”. “It’s a big victory. The Constitution has won, and the people of Pakistan have won.”

The Supreme Court, in a 3-2 verdict, ruled on Wednesday that elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab should be held within 90 days.