ISLAMABAD - PPP-led coalition government is yet to overcome the political turmoil emanating from the RGST issue while another crisis is brewing up in the Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional Reforms (PCCR) where members from all the smaller parties in the Parliament, irrespective of their political standing, are teaming up to get the eight-member Parliamentary Committee abolished because they were not given any representation in it. Sources aware of the developments taking place on this front informed The Nation that the smaller parties, both part of the ruling coalition and sitting on opposition benches, protested over the way Pakistan Peoples Party and main opposition parties PML-N and PML-Q kept them at bay while making nominations to the eight-member parliamentary committee, part of the apparatus to make appointments in the superior judiciary. In the face of the opposition from these members on the PCCR, it would become a difficult task for the committee to evolve consensus on the changes to be made in the appointment mechanism of the judges in the superior judiciary in the light of the interim order of the Supreme Court and the set of recommendations sent to the Parliament along with the court order. The members of the committee belonging to the parties including ANP, MQM and JUI-F all part of the ruling coalition, and Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP), Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) and other Baloch nationalist parties were of the view that they were least bothered about making changes in the mechanism of judges appointment as they were not made part of the process. Some of the members belonging to these parties were contacting other members of the parties ignored in the process to persuade them for elimination of the eight-member committee to oversee the wor-king of the Judicial Commission, primarily dealing with the appointment of judges in the superior judiciary. Sources in these parties said that they were lobbying to get this committee abolished and the powers of this committee should be delegated to Prime Minister who had so far no role in the whole exercise of appointment of judges in superior judiciary. They further said that this committee could not be termed as representative body as a good number of MPs were not given representation in it and suggested that either the committee should be made a true representative body or it should be disbanded to delegate the powers vested in the committee to Prime Minister. Sources in the committee further informed that some of the members belonging to smaller parties had also raised the issue in the committee when the matter of judges appointment mechanism was referred back for review that they had accepted the 18th Amendment as a whole and any piecemeal alteration in the amendment would not be acceptable to them. However, the chairman of the committee Senator Mian Raza Rabbani made it clear to all the members that they could only deal with Article 175-A as mandated by the apex court and could not touch any other article or clause of the constitution as it would open up a new Pandoras box.