Seats (2018) 59/59 seats
Andhra Pradesh3/3 seats
Himachal Pradesh1/1 seats
Madhya Pradesh5/5 seats
Uttar Pradesh10/10 seats
West Bengal5/5 seats
Total Strength: 245
Chief Justice of Pakistan Says Country is Run Like a Monocracy: Report
The court asked the petitioners as well as the respondents to propose by Friday the names of three international consultants each who could advise the bench regarding technical matters.
File image of Pakistan's Supreme Court Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali (Getty images)
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali has slammed the Nawaz Sharif government saying it was being run like a "monocracy" in the name of democracy, the Dawn reported on Friday.
"This court has repeatedly been saying that monocracy exists in this country in the name of democracy, but it is for the people who voted the [current] rulers to power to stand up against them," said the chief justice of the Supreme Court during a hearing on the case about Punjab government’s ambitious Rs 45 billion Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT).
Heading a five-judge bench of the court, Chief Justice Jamali said bad governance was in vogue in the name of governance.
He also went on to say that historic sites of Lahore were the cultural identity of the country and that the court will protect these buildings in any situation.
The court asked the petitioners as well as the respondents to propose by Friday the names of three international consultants each who could advise the bench on technical matters.
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