Senate’s open vote JUI-F to move court against ordinance

Observer Report

To stop the government from holding the upcoming Senate polls through open ballot, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) has decided to challenge the Elections (Amendment) ordinance 2021 in the court. Talking to journalists, JUI-F’s Central Deputy Secretary Maulana Muhammad Amjad Khan said that his party will move the court against the presidential ordinance. He maintained that they were consulting with legal and constitutional experts in this regard.

The JUI-F’s central general council has been convened on March 2 in Sukkur to discuss the current political situation of the county, he said, adding that JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will brief the meeting.