Sadiq, a former Speaker of the National Assembly, at a press-conference mentioned that Khan was once forcefully asking lawmakers to renounce and was once filing their resignations to Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri, GEO TV reported.
“In line with the law, every member should appear in person and submit their resignation to the speaker […] there are some conditions and questions that are noted before the acceptance of the resignation,” Sadiq mentioned, claiming that the PTI lawmakers had been stressed into signing cyclostyled paperwork, which incorporated their names and constituency.
“It is clearly stated in the rules that a lawmaker’s resignation should be handwritten,” he mentioned.
Pakistan Peoples Party lawmaker Sherry Rehman additionally asserted that the deputy speaker Suri was once pressurising the National Assembly Secretariat at the factor of resignations.
“The deputy speaker is violating the laws […] Suri had said that he identified the members based on their signatures, but according to the rules, every member should be present in person for submitting their resignations,” Rehman mentioned.
According to Rehman, a number of PTI lawmakers were contacting the opposition events to precise their reservations over Khan’s coverage of taking resignations forcefully.
Lashing out on the PTI for now not following the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court’s orders, the PPP lawmaker additionally instructed the Election Commission of Pakistan to take cognisance of the subject.