The petitioners, Muhammad Iqbal Haider and Shahjahan Durrani, on Thursday filed a petition in the apex court raising objection that Sanjrani is too young for becoming acting president of the country.
The petitioners said as per the Constitution, the age of the president should be 45 whereas the newly-elected Senate chairman’s age is only 40. They further said that Sajrani becoming acting president would create constitutional crisis in the country so he should be barred from assuming the charge of Senate Chairman.
They also prayed the apex court to re-elect Senate chairman under the Article 41.
According to details, Sanjrani was elected as Senate chairman after bagging 57 votes against his opponent of PML-N leader, Raja Zafarul Haq, who bagged 46 votes on March 12.
The writer heads a leading news wire service ‘The Law Today Pakistan’ commonly known as TLTP. He has a special focus on news relating to superior courts adjudication, access to right of information, civil, political, social and economic rights under the approach that existing cyber regime realization ensures procedural fairness in administrative law. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org