is worth remembering that general elections are being held in
Pakistan on 25 July this year. While earlier, only Nawaz Sharif had
been disqualified by the Supreme Court of Pakistan from contesting
elections, now his daughter Maryam has also stands disqualified after
being convicted in the graft case.
last year, the Pakistani Army has been working in collusion with
Pakistan’s top court to overthrow Nawaz Sharif. In July last year,
the Supreme Court of Pakistan had come up with an allegation that
since Nawaz Sharif had not disclosed the income he had received from
his son’s company in Dubai in his nomination papers, he was corrupt
and dishonest and hence could not continue to be the Prime Minster of
Pakistan. Subsequently, Sharif was banned by the SC in April this
year from holding public office or contesting elections for life.
his disqualification and stepping down