<<‘Nine-vote lead’, Atta Tarar expresses optimism for Hamza’s victory>>
Following Lahore High Court (LHC) decision of re-counting of votes for election of Punjab’s chief minister, Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PMLN) vice president Maryam Nawaz on Thursday while taking a dig at PTI said that they are trying to stop the Punjab CM election to snatch Punjab’s mandate once again.
Taking to Twitter, she wrote that the people [PTI] who pushed Punjab into crisis are in trouble because they are trying to stop the Punjab CM election to snatch Punjab’s mandate through rigging once again, despite fact that many of their own members are prepared to leave them.
“Attempts to oust the government have created fear to complete their vote count,” she added.Meanwhile Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Attaullah Tarar on Thursday while expressing much optimism for Hamza Shahbaz’s victory in the Punjab CM’s election said that ruling coalition has a nine-vote lead with the support of 177 lawmakers.
Addressing a press conference after LHC’s verdict pertaining to case against Hamza Shahbaz’s election and swearing in as CM of Punjab, the PMLN leader said that court’s decision did not declare the election null and void.
“It is stated in the decision that Hamza Shahbaz will remain the Chief Minister till the election,” he added.
Furthermore, he said they have support of 177 members, which is more than PTI and PML-Q.
“We have a nine-vote lead,” said Atta Tarar.
In addition, the PML-N leader Rana Mashhood while vouching for a peaceful and disciplined CM election in the Punjab Assembly warned opposition that any attempts to sabotage the election process tomorrow (Friday) will be contempt of court.