Senator Ashok Kumar’s membership has been terminated due to a violation of party policy related to the bill being proposed to extend the term of army chief.
National party central president Dr Abdul Malik Baloch terminated Senator Dr Ashok Kumar’s party membership in violation of party policies.
The Senate also passed the Army Act Amendment Bill after the National Assembly
Senator Dr Ashok Kumar, a member of the party, voted in favor of amending the Army Act in violation of party policies.
According to the National Party spokesperson, the National Party had decided to vote in opposition to the Army Services Act Amendment Bill 2020, which is to be tabled in the Senate and National Assembly, but Senator Dr Ashok Kumar, a member of the party, violated party policies. By voting in favor of the amendment, it rejected the fundamental political ideology of the party.
According to the spokesman of the National Party, a reference will be sent to the Election Commission soon to cancel Dr Ashok Kumar’s membership in the Senate.