After the Supreme Court’s decision, Imran Khan suspended the “Jail Bharu Movement”.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday announced the suspension of the “Jail Bharu Movement” and welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision in the election’s automatic notice. He also said that the party will continue its election campaign in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Punjab.
“We appreciate the Supreme Court’s decision,” the former prime minister expressed displeasure over the Supreme Court’s decision to order provincial elections within 90 days. “It is the duty of the Supreme Court to protect the Constitution,” he added. was, and they have done so bravely through their decision today.”
It is a claim to the rule of law in Pakistan, according to Imran Khan, whose party was one of the petitioners in the election delay case.
We welcome the decision of the Supreme Court. It was the responsibility of the Supreme Court to uphold the Constitution and they have done it bravely through their judgment today. This is the claim of rule of law in Pakistan. We are suspending our Jail Bharu movement and going ahead with the election campaign in KP and Punjab.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) 1 March 2023
We are continuing our Jail Bharu election campaign while stopping our Jail Bharu movement.
PTI chief Fawad Chaudhry had said yesterday that the decision supports his position.
Chaudhry said that the decision was taken by consensus. When the Lahore High Court took up the matter and decided that the elections should be held within 90 days, Judge Mansoor Ali Shah added that the Supreme Court should not have taken cognizance of it.
Thus he agrees with our position. Moreover, the Constitution has won.
Meanwhile, Fawad said that the President has been requested to announce the election in Punjab while the Governor has been instructed to fix the polling date in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. prevented from appearing outside.
The PTI leader continued and said that the Federation needs to provide all kinds of assistance including financial assistance and security from the Supreme Court.
“State is built on elections”
On the other hand, AML Sheikh Rasheed praised the country for the decision and urged it to “prepare for elections”.