A clash between the opposition and government supporters could pave the way for an emergency under Article 232 of the constitution.

Following the success of the no-confidence motion, the President can dissolve the National Assembly under Article 58 (2) of the Constitution for failing to elect the Leader of the House.
A clash between the opposition and government supporters could pave the way for an emergency under Article 232 of the constitution.


ISLAMABAD – Former Secretary Election Commission has clarified that if there is a clash between the opposition and the supporters of the government, the way for an emergency under Article 232 of the Constitution may be paved. The President may dissolve the National Assembly under Article 58 (2) of the Constitution.

According to details, former Federal Secretary Election Commission, Chairman National Democratic Foundation Kanwar Muhammad Dilshad, while drawing the attention of the leaders of parliamentary political parties to Article 58 (2) of the Constitution, said that after the success of the no-confidence motion, parliamentary political parties If it fails to reach a consensus on electing the Leader of the House, the President may dissolve the National Assembly under Article 58 (2) of the Constitution.

In his statement on Thursday, Kanwar Mohammad Dilshad said that if there was a clash between the opposition and government supporters during or before the no-confidence motion, the way for an emergency under Article 232 of the Constitution could be paved. Under Article 232, the President has the power to impose an emergency in the interest of the state

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