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Govt, Opposition showdown today over Sharif-specific poll clause

ISLAMABAD: With the opposition poised to table today a bill that seeks to undo a clause of the Elections Act 2017 which paved the way for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to head his party, the National Assembly ’s session is likely to witness political squabbling. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will table the bill, which is being backed by major opposition parties including the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). As the government has been facing an embarrassment over the lack of quorum to run the house, the PML-N…