Pakistan Political Crisis: The decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan is being considered as a major setback for Imran Khan’s political career. Imran Khan will now have to face a no-confidence motion in Parliament. Imran never wanted to face this situation, he knew that we don’t have majority. Why Imran Khan’s defeat when no-confidence motion is being voted on April 9? Find out
Khan lost majority Imran Khan lost majority The ruling party MQM-P joined the opposition MQM-P has 7 MPs. Earlier, another ally of the government and the five-member Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) had announced to join the opposition.
Mathematics of the National Assembly
To save the government, Imran Khan needs 172 votes in the 342-member parliament (National Assembly).
Imran Khan’s party PTI has 155 MPs in the house. Imran is also facing the revolt of about two dozen MPs and challenges from allies.
Opposition parties have said that they will not contest in the by-elections.
Imran has lost majority and approval of the no-confidence motion has become a formality.
The political situation in Pakistan since the opposition moved a no-confidence motion in the National Assembly Secretariat on March 8 and has deteriorated.
The no-confidence motion alleges that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government led by Imran Khan is responsible for the country’s economic crisis and rising inflation.
On 3 April, National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri rejected the no-confidence motion saying that Khan was involved in a conspiracy to overthrow the government.
A few minutes later, President Arif Alvi dissolved the National Assembly on the instructions of Prime Minister Khan.
On Thursday, the Supreme Court rejected a no-confidence motion moved by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Parliament was dissolved.
Imran will now face a no-confidence motion, which will be voted on April 9.
If the no-confidence motion against Imran is approved, he will be the first prime minister in the history of Pakistan. To be removed through a motion of no confidence.