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SC summons CEC, attorney general in local bodies election issue


Islamabad: The Supreme Court has summoned Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja and Attorney General Khalid Javed Khan on the issue of local agency elections on Thursday.

During the hearing, Justice Qazi Faez Isa raised question over delay in holding local bodies election and remarked that the people of Pakistan are being deprived of this right.

He said that the relevant authorities approved not arranging public opinion polls to see the court.

The judge further questioned the whereabouts of the Minister of Justice and said that if he accompanies the Prime Minister, then he should better know that the Constitution is more important than anything else.

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