PM Khan nominates his Chairman Senate against Gillani
Lahore, 4th March: Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced the candidate for the post of Chairman Senate against PPP’s Yousuf Raza Gillani.
According to the report of Baaghi TV, PM Khan nominated Sadiq Sanjarani as the candidate for the post of Chairman Senate.
Federal Minister for Information Shibli Faraz has said that the Prime Minister has announced to re-elect Sadiq Sanjrani as Chairman Senate. Sadiq Sanjrani will contest against former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani for the post of Chairman Senate.
After winning the Senate election yesterday, Bilawal Zardari had announced that Yousuf Raza Gillani will be the candidate for the chairmanship of the Senate. Asif Zardari also said that he will now surprise the government in the election of the chairman of the Senate.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has become the largest party in the upper house in the upcoming Senate elections but 6 senators will play a decisive role in the election of the chairman of the Senate.
The PTI has 26 seats in the upper house while the PPP is the second largest party with 20 seats. PML-N has 17 seats in the Senate. Thus, the PML-N has become the third-largest party in the upper house.
The Balochistan Awami Party currently has 13 seats in the Senate, the JUI-F has 5, the MQM has 3 and the ANP and National Party have 2 each.
The PML-Q, Functional League, Jamaat-e-Islami, MAP and Balochistan National Party also have 1 seat each in the Senate.
After the Senate elections, the number of independent senators in the Upper House has risen to 6, 4 of whom are from the former FATA and 2 from Balochistan.
According to the data, the parties in the PDM have a total of 49 seats in the Senate, while the PTI and its allies have 44 seats.
According to political observers, the PDM has a majority in the next phase of the election when the chairman of the Senate will be elected. Otherwise, PTI will also face defeat for the chairmanship of the Senate.
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