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.
Ms Rashida Khanam wife of Mr Zahir Khan was born on August 18, 1953 in Lahore. She graduated from University of the Punjab, Lahore. A social worker, who has been elected as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab in General Elections 2018 against one of the seats reserved for women. She belongs to a family of politicians and saints. Her father, Mr Altaf-ur-Rehman Khan was Chief Minister of Malir Kotla State of India before partition; and her grandfather was a well-known saint. Her uncle, Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan remained Member, Punjab Legislative Assembly during 1951-55 and Member National Assembly of Pakistan during 1962-64, 1977, 1988-90 and 1993-96. Her cousin, Nawabzada Mansoor Ahmed Khan served as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab for four consecutive terms during 1988-99; and functioned as Minister for Revenue during 1993-96 and is a sitting MPA from PP-271.