Eight PML-N lawmakers quit party, vow to make south Punjab separate province
LAHORE: As many as 8 Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmakers, together with six MNAs and two MPAs, parted techniques with the ruling birthday party on Monday, pronouncing the release of a mass motion to make southern Punjab a separate province.
“The aim of the clicking convention is to announce the motion Junoobi Punjab Suba Mahaaz to create a brand new province,” Khusro Bakhtiar mentioned whilst addressing a press convention in Lahore at the side of different disgruntled leaders.
“Making south Punjab a separate province is our one-point schedule,” he mentioned.
Bakhtiar mentioned that within the new south Punjab province, price range of 1 district would possibly not be spent in any other.
Bakhtiar, who’s a member of the Nationwide Meeting from a PML-N seat, has in the past served as minister of state for international affairs. Together with him, Tahir Iqbal (MNA from Vehari), Rana Muhammad Qasim (MNA from Multan), Basit Bukhari (MNA from Muzaffargarh), Sardar Dareshak and Saleemullah Chauhdry additionally introduced that they have been quitting the PML-N.
Mentioning that they are going to create a separate province for southern Punjab, Bakhtiar mentioned, “Poverty price is upper than 51% in southern Punjab.”
“The introduction of a separate province for southern Punjab is a one-point schedule,” he added.
“I very much appreciate and recognize Lahore however can not put out of your mind the ache of south Punjab the place my ancestors are buried,” Bakhtiar added explaining the desire for a separate province.
Bakhtiar added that the folk and politicals of south Punjab are with him and can quickly sign up for their alliance.
The lawmakers mentioned their alliance can be led through former meantime top minister Balakh Sher Mazari and Sardar Dareshak would be the co-chairman of the alliance.
Two MPAs announce they are going to contest 2018 elections as unbiased applicants
At the instance, two PML-N MPAs Ali Asghar Manda and Tariq Mehmood Bajwa introduced they’ll be contesting within the 2018 common elections from the Nationwide Meeting as unbiased applicants.
Ali Asghar Manda has been a Member of the Provincial Meeting of Punjab since 2008. He was once elected to the Provincial Meeting of Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from PP-165 Sheikhupura-IV constituency within the 2008 common elections and was once re-elected in 2013.
Tariq Mehmood Bajwa has additionally been a Member of the Provincial Meeting of Punjab since 2008. He was once elected to the Provincial Meeting of Punjab as a PML-N from PP-170 Nankana Sahib-I constituency basically elections 2008 and re-elected in 2013.
Previous in 2002, each the MPAs contested common elections as unbiased applicants however weren’t elected.
Folks will reject ‘compulsive turncoats’: Aurangzeb
In her response to the improvement, State Knowledge Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb referred to as the birthday party deserters as ‘compulsive turncoats’, she mentioned that the folk of Pakistan will reject them within the subsequent polls.
In the meantime, PTI spokesperson has welcomed the improvement and mentioned that the hot building has confirmed that the PML-N’s narrative isn’t even fashionable of their birthday party folds.
“Khusro Bakhtiyar’s announcement is a step against the best course,” Chaudhry mentioned. “PML-N’s destiny isn’t any much less other than the MQM’s. Noone is glad with the efficiency of Punjab Leader Minister.”
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