Pakistan’s Senate divided on condolences in Musharraf

President Sadiq Sanjrani has asked Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Mushtaq Ahmed to perform prayers for earthquake victims in Turkey, Syria and Lebanon and Musharraf who passed away in Dubai on Sunday, The News reports.

The House of Representatives chanted “No, No” slogans that were lifted from the cabinet seats by members, while Mushtaq Ahmed, who sits on the opposition side, also immediately said that there would be no prayers for Musharraf, and Sanjrani felt that the majority was against it. And he urged him to leave him in prayer.

Opposition leader Shehzad Wasim, who was a member of Musharraf’s cabinet at the time, Minister of State for Home Affairs and Senator for the PML-N from 2003-2006, questioned the harm of praying over him, prompting the Jamaat-e-Islami legislator to respond. Constitution twice” and was responsible for starting a fire in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

However, this did not calm down the opposition leader and continued to defend the former military ruler while members of the government rose in their seats and gathered around the platform of the president.

PPP Senator Mola Bux Chandio rose up to insist that those who break the law are traitors and said that those who defend Musharraf are also traitors.

“You are sitting in parliament and you have been sworn in under the constitution. You have to take the path that leads to democracy,” he said.

He recalled how Musharraf’s treason indictment was delayed for the third time in January 2014, when he went to a military hospital instead of appearing in court to face the charge, The News reported.

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