Aitzaz Ahsan Hard Message to Chief Justice of Pakistan
Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan (Punjabi, Urdu: چودھری اعتزاز احسن; b. 27 September 1945) is a Pakistani barrister, veteran activist-politician, constitutional theorist and a left-wing statesman who serves as the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate of Pakistan.
Ahsan is a has been a member of Pakistan Peoples Party since 1975 when he became the Planning and Development Minister for Punjab. After the Operation Fair Play Ahsan became a prominent figure of the Movement for the Restoration of Democracy. Ahsan was elected to the National Assembly from Lahore in 1988, he was again elected to the National Assembly in 1990 and 2002, while served in the senate between 1994 till 1999.
Ahsan served twice in the cabinet of Benazir Bhutto between 1988 till 1990 and 1993 and 1996 as first the Interior minister of Pakistan and then as the Minister for Law, Justice and Human Rights. After the assassination of Benazir Bhutto Ahsan became distant member of the Peoples party, however he was elected as Senator in 2012 and his wife was awarded party ticket to contest 2013 general elections, which she lost.