CJP Denied the Blame of Political Agenda-HumSub.Tv
Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar rejected the blame of any kind of political agenda. He said that no judge of SC is part of any kind of political agenda. He emphasized that he, as well as the other Supreme Court judges, are not part of any political inclination.
He remarked, “We have no political agenda”. He gave this statement while hearing a suo moto case regarding a hike in prices of medicines. He further said, “I was the smallest lawyer of the country and even now I am the smallest judge.”
He said that the time has arrived to demonstrate that something is being done and that he simply wants people to be given their rights. “I do not even want to touch political cases,” said by CJP Mian Saqib Nisar.
The ruling party Pakistan Muslim League (N) is continuously defaming the Supreme Court and it honorable judges. The ex-prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt. (Retd) Safdar criticized the SC and its Judges in public as well as in their party meetings. The PML (N) leadership said that they had become the victim of political revenge in the Panama scandal. They stressed that they were being made victim on Aqama issue.
Chief Justice said, “in the pensions case, we got the pension increased from Rs. 1,300 to Rs. 8,000 for widows so that they can at least buy a painkiller for themselves”. The CJP said further that the court does not want anyone to bear any losses, reiterating that the court did not have any political purpose. He remarked, “If anyone wants to test us, now is the time”. Without quoting the name of any politician, CJ Mian Saqib Nisar said that someone had objected to his remarks but the fact of the matter was that he and other judges have no political agenda.