LAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf Women Wing Punjab has challenged the reserved seats for women in local government Act for local bodies’ election.

PTI Punjab Women Wing President Zarqa Taimoor has filed the petition and submitted that the law for reserved seats for women is discriminatory and is mean to benefit specific political party.

She says the law for reserved seats for women in local bodies’ election is also contrary to the Constitution. The petitioner says the procedure of the local bodies’ election is totally different from the national and provincial assemblies’.

The petitioner prays the court to set aside section 14 of local government Act for local bodies’ election because of being discriminatory and contrary to the Constitution.