ISLAMABAD: A constitutional petition was submitted against Senator Aitzaz Ahsan in the Supreme Court on Monday, seeking his disqualification.
Petitioner Tariq Asad advocate told the court that Senator Aitzaz Ahsan do not fulfill criteria of articles 62 and 63 of the constitution. It said the senator has no knowledge about Islamic teachings and a member of the parliament need to have knowledge about Islam.
He pleaded the court to order chairman Senate to send reference about disqualification of Aitzaz Ahsan. The petitioner made Aitzaz Ahsan party in the petition.
It should be mentioned that Senator Aitzaz Ahsan recited Surah Ikhlas wrongly on the occasion of farewell ceremony for President Asif Ali Zardari at Bilawal House in Lahore.