Consequent upon the advice of the Chief Minister, Punjab to the Governor of the Punjab under clause (1) of Article 112 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab stands dissolved on 14 January 2023 at 2210 hours at the expiration of forty-eight hours after the Chief Minister has so advised.
Rana Sanaullah Khan, an Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan, who has to his credit a long and hard struggle against the dictatorship for the restoration of democracy, revival of the Constitution and a strong voice for human rights. He was many a time tormented and was also put behind the bars for his struggle but he always stood firm against all odds and never compromised on his principles. He was first elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in 1990 and served as Deputy Opposition Leader during 1990-93. He also remained Member of Punjab Assembly during 1997-99. He reached Punjab Assembly for the third term in 2002 and functioned as Deputy Opposition Leader and as Parliamentary Leader of Pakistan Muslim League (N) during 2002-07. He has returned to Punjab Assembly for the fourth term and is functioning as Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs.