ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will send show-cause notices to the PPP and the ANP for allegedly violating the principles and decisions reached through consensus by the alliance.
According to details, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman approved the show-cause notices to be issued to the two parties. Fazl is the president of the PDM.
Notices will be sent by Secretary-General PDM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the sources added.
The show-cause notice issued by the PDM for the PPP will be sent to Bilawal Bhutto Zardari whereas ANP’s notice will be issued to party chief Asfandyar Wali Khan.
PPP has been asked to explain within a week, its conduct of getting appointed its candidate, former PM Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, as Leader of Opposition in Senate, by defying the consensus decision of component parties of the Opposition alliance.
On the other hand, the ANP is being sent a show-cause notice for seeking support for Gillani’s candidature for the post of Senate Leader of the Opposition from the government’s ally, the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP).
Both parties will be asked to revert to the show-cause notices within 7 days.