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Govt Decides to File Reference Against CEC Sardar Raza

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday has decided to file reference against Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Raza Khan for refusing to take oath from the new members belonging to Sindh and Balochistan.

According to sources, legal consultation regarding the reference has been completed at Supreme Judicial Complex.

The sources said that request to sack Sardar Raza will be made in the reference.

Earlier, the ECP Secretary Babar Yaqoob Fatah Muhammad submitted the reply in the appointment of ECP members case in the Islamabad High Court.

In a three-page reply, the ECP Secretary has adopted the stance that the appointment of these members is in violation of the Constitution’s Article 213 as the procedure defined in the Constitution was not followed.