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Pakistan: PTI suspends membership of 22 party leaders

Islamabad

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has terminated the party membership of 22 more PTI leaders from South Punjab, including former Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bujdar, Dawn reported. PTI has sacked more than 80 leaders in less than a fortnight for violating party policies.

PTI’s notification regarding termination of membership states, “Now, you have been given notice of termination of your original membership from PTI. You shall refrain from using the name, designation and/or membership of the party in any manner.” are instructed to do.” Failure to do so, the party reserves the right to take action against you, which may also lead to legal action.

Members from Southern Punjab who were expelled included Sardar Muhammad Khan Laghari, Syed Nadeem Zaman Shah, Ehtisham Ul Haq Laleka, Prince Bahawal Khan Abbasi, Sabeen Gul, Usman Buzdar, Makhdum Khusro Bakhtiar, Miyan Shafi Muhammad, Syed Muhammad Asghar. Were. Shah, Mian Tariq Abdullah, Muhammad Akhtar Malik and Muhammad Afzal. Last week, the party also terminated the original party membership of some other PTI leaders from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Ziaullah Khan Bangash, Shaukat Ali, Muhammad Yakub Sheikh, Ehtisham Javed Akbar, Aghaz Ikramullah Gandapur, Muhammad Iqbal was involved. According to Dawn, Wazir, Zahoor Shakir, Wilson Wazir and Syed Muhammad Ishtiaq.

In July, PTI suspended the basic party membership of six more party leaders after the membership of former Defense Minister Pervez Khattak was terminated, according to ARY News. The PTI has terminated the original party membership of former Defense Minister Pervez Khattak for ‘not giving a satisfactory answer about instigating PTI members to leave the party’. PTI Secretary General Umar Ayub Khan issued the termination letter ‘with reference to the show cause notice’ given to Parvez Khattak last month, reports ARY News. However, in June, PTI chairman Imran Khan said that members of his party were being forced to leave the party by threatening to harm the women in their families.