Why PPP took action against Aitzaz Ahsan?

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Why PPP took action against Aitzaz Ahsan?

LAHORE, Oct 15,2022- Why PPP took action against Aitzaz Ahsan? Pakistan People’s Party’s action against senior party member Aitzaz Ahsan has become the main topic of discussion in all political parties.

Various views were expressed regarding the action against Ahsan.

A member of the party, on the condition of anonymity, claimed that actually Aitzaz Ahsan wanted his son to acquire the ticket of Tehreek-e-Insaaf. Though PPP leaders knew it for a long time, but due to the ability and seniority of Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan, the action against him was being avoided. But now Aitzaz Ahsan’s statements are becoming a problem for party policy and discipline, so finally action had to be taken, when his statement against army chief appeared in media.

A Tehreek-e-Insaf member also claimed that Aizaz Ahsan wants to acquire Tehreek-e-Insaf ticket for his son.

Sources close to Aitzaz denied the speculations.

The representatives of the lawyers’ community who are close to Aitzaz Ahsan and know him, said that actually Aitzaz Ahsan’s thoughts and are not consistent, he is at this stage of age discipline cannot  observed, he was  expressing his views as free bird.

Aitzaz Ahsan served two times as the Leader of the House in the Senate of Pakistan from 1994 to 1997 and again from 2012 to 2015. He also served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate. He was elected a member of the Senate of Pakistan from Punjab in 1994. His tenure ended in March 2018. in 1988 and served as the interior minister of Pakistan under Benazir Bhutto’s first government and served until 1990.

He re-joined the cabinet after Benazir’s re-election in 1994, and serves as the Minister for Law, Justice and Human Rights until 1997. He also played an important role in restoration of judges’ movement in Musharraf era.