How many votes does Imran Khan have?

Ground Report | New Delhi: Votes Imran Khan have; In Pakistan this month, opposition party leaders tabled a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister and at the same time have also demanded the convening of a session of Parliament. The decision to present the motion of censure was taken at the joint conference of the opposition parties.

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In this regard, opposition leaders Shahbaz Sharif, Asif Ali Zardari and JUIF chief and PDM chairman Maulana Fazlur Rehman held a joint press conference in Islamabad. In this, he said that he has the support of more than 172 members of the National Assembly, that is, the Parliament regarding the motion of censure.

The joint opposition made the request for the session together with the presentation of the motion of censure against the prime minister on March 8. The president called the session under Article 54(3) and Article 254 of the Constitution, The Nation reported.

The constitutional period of 14 days to convene the AN session on the Opposition’s request will expire on March 21.

Clause 3 of Article 54 of the Constitution of Pakistan states: “Upon an application signed by not less than one quarter of the total members of the National Assembly, the Speaker shall convene the National Assembly to meet, at the time and place you deem appropriate. suitable, within fourteen days following receipt of the requisition; and when the President has convened the Assembly, he can only extend it, ”The Nation reported”.

Votes Imran Khan have?

According to the website of the National Assembly or Parliament of Pakistan, the ruling PTI party has the support of 178 members along with allies.

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Of them, 155 members of the ruling PTI, seven from the MQM, five from the BAP, five from the Muslim League (Q), three from the GDA and one from the Muslim Awami League are part of the coalition government.

On the other hand, the total number of members of the opposition alliance is 162. This includes 84 members of the Muslim League-N, the largest opposition coalition party, 57 members of the Pakistan People’s Party, 15 members of the Muttahida Majlis- e-Amal, four from the BNP and one from the Awami National Party. Apart from this, two independent deputies are also part of this opposition alliance.

If we look at the numbers, the opposing alliance needs the support of only 10 more members. Jamaat-e-Islami, which has a seat in Parliament, has not announced that it will support anyone for the time being.

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