The Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry announced the formation of a political party named as the Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party (PJDP) in Islamabad on Friday December, 25th.
He declared this inauguration on the Pakistan’s founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s birthday and religious holiday for Christmas Eve in Islamabad hotel in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. The presence of nearly a thousand people in the formation of his political party, while the objectives. CJP (r) Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry said that the parliamentary system in the country will struggle for the presidential system of government.
There were no popular legal experts and significant political figure on the stage whilst Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry was speaking with his present audience except some less known legal figures whom were involved in the lawyers movement of 2007.
Former Chief Justice Chaudhry said that he could get out of the scene and lay-back and enjoy the comfortable and luxurious life, but he is leaving all that for betterment of people of this country. He also mentioned that he has chosen political ground to save country from the donkey’s who are eating this country for their personal interests.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (retd.) Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry announced the formation of his political party today, after the 2 years of his retirement. Under the law, any person who serves a public office can not be involved and part in the policital activities until 2 years went down after his/her retirement. Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry was retired in the December of 2013.
Iftikhar Chaudhry mentioned that we will include those in our party who have affection with Pakistan. His party would only welcome non-corrupt people, those whom have not accused in corruption cases. He said without criticizing the leadership of Pakistan’s two leading parties including the ruling Muslim League and the Pakistan People’s Party; we will include those who have not won elections and stolen mandate with the money of ISI – Sources Deutsche Welle.
Chief Justice (r) said, Our relationship will be with them, who will live and die in Pakistan. Iftikhar Chaudhry condemned all the self-exiled politicians who left country and nation in the hard times of Pakistan.
He said his party’s manifesto has three major points Justice, Accountability and the struggle for the presidential system based government. He said that his party would work on a 25-point-agenda, including health, education and land reforms. Provision of justice to the common man would be the basic manifesto of his party, he added.
Iftikhar Chaudhry said that according to the World Bank survey, 65 percent population of Pakistan is living below the poverty line. He said, ‘Pakistan’s two hundred billion dollars are in banks of Switzerland and in other countries of the world. If we brought back that looted money then we can also return the foreign debt of $ 68 billion, and even the huge sums would be saved for the country’s development.
He said his party’s slogan is “Power to the People” (Iqtedar Awam Tak) and “Development is Right of all” (Taraqi sab ka Haq hai) in which he implements personally and through these he will bring Pakistan out of all kinds of crises. He referred during his tenure as Chief Justice of Pakistan; He took all the decisions in interest public rather mostly were not appreciated by the rulers. Former Chief Justice Chaudhry said the lack of justice in the country throwing the poor including children to commit suicide while in his era he tried to provide justice at the doorstep of people through the responsive and quick process of sue-motto notices.
On the other side analysts say that Iftikhar Chaudhry will be first Chief Justice in the history of Pakistan who came in politics and step up and created a political party. But in all this we can’t forget that CJP Chaudhry’s orders disturb many government officials including leadership of many political parties so he will might going to get outrage as well as appreciation by his fans.