PTI chairman Gohar Khan says those who left the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party will get no tickets for the general elections in 2024. He expressed this to the media talk outside the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
Gohar told the reporters that the party is determined not to give tickets to all those who left the PTI party. He said no matter how many people held a press conference. They opted to leave the party during difficult times.
This statement of Gohar comes as the party has seen important figures leave in the aftermath of the May 9 riots. Many members moved to other parties, formed separate groups, or left politics altogether.
It all started with the arrest of Imran Khan in the Al-Qadir Trust case on May 9. Afterward, subsequent violent protests in which impolite supporters and workers stormed and torched state installations across the country.
Following the violent protest, state authorities came into action and filed cases against several PTI leaders. Many went into custody following the charges of inciting terrorism, arson, and public disorder. It triggered an extensive departure of leaders from PTI. Multiple leaders announced their departure while holding press conferences.
PTI lefties members are former planning minister Asad Umar, Shireen Mazari, Fawad Chaudhry, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Fayyazul Hassan Chohan, and Maleeka Bokhari.
The 59 political members left in Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) from Punjab. However, 11 members from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa left PTI. 17 Sindh members announced their departure from PTI. Two members left PTI from the province of Balochistan.
However, there are also a large number of PTI leaders who are on the run to avoid the judicial trial following the May 9 riots. Murad Saeed, Hammad Azhar, and many other leaders are among the absconders.
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