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Has Supreme Court gone overboard in Gilani case?

Every citizen has a right to criticize, even uncharitably, decisions of the Judiciary, the Executive or the Parliament. There is no cavil on this issue. The latest judgement announced by the Supreme Court, disqualifying Mr Yusuf Raza Gilani under Article 63 (i)(g), has attracted much controversy and some severe and unjust criticism on the Internet and social media, where many argue that an elected prime minister could only be removed by a vote of no confidence in Parliament and not by any order of the Supreme Court.