Imran Khan, former prime minister and leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), has hailed the decision and commended the judiciary for restoring faith in the judicial system and upholding the Constitution. He highlighted that a strong, impartial, and trustworthy judicial system is crucial to democracy and the rule of law.
There was a delegation of lawyers from Gujranwala led by the president of the district bar association, Chaudhry Parvez Abid Haral, who visited the former Prime Minister and announced their affiliation with the PTI. The meeting was attended by several prominent figures, including Imran Khan’s legal representative, Barrister Hasan Khan Niazi.
A PML-Q leader and former Punjab Chief Minister, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, has stated that the victory of the PTI Chairman in the Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa elections is inevitable. In his address, he urged the nation to prepare for the elections and said that the people would have the opportunity to make a decision against the “inept cohort of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)” through their votes. He also emphasized that the PTI and PML-Q candidates should formally initiate their election campaign.
According to Elahi, the LHC’s verdict sent an important message of ensuring the supremacy of the Constitution and urged that the electoral process not be further delayed. He declared that the people will take revenge against PM Shehbaz Sharif, who has allegedly ruined the country economically, through their vote. He also claimed that the PML-N-League has not learned from its past mistakes and that the ongoing victimization cannot diminish the popularity of Imran Khan.
According to the PML-Q leader, Imran Khan is the country’s most popular leader, capable of bringing political and economic stability to the country. He stated that the current rulers are only concerned about their own relief and that the “vengeful activities” against political opponents are not sufficient to save the PDM leadership. He announced that election activities in Punjab and K-P will commence from next week.