ISLAMABAD: A day before PTI’s public meeting in the federal capital, Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz lawmaker Aijaz Chaudhry announced that he was joining Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
“I have decided to resign from the seat in the National Assembly,” Chaudhry said on Saturday, adding that he was joining Imran Khan’s “fight against corruption”.
Chaudhry made the announcement at a press briefing during which he was flanked by PTI Chairman Imran Khan and other members of his party.
Chaudhry was elected from NA-108 Mandi Bahauddin constituency in the May 2013 general election.
Speaking to Dawn after his press conference, Chaudhry said he had handed his resignation from the National Assembly to Imran as a gesture to show his decision of leaving PML-N.
Chaudhry also stated that his constituency had hopes from the PML-N government in relation to developmental work for the benefit of the locals. However, the top leadership of PML-N had refused to help him in this regard, Chaudhry claimed, adding that the party’s top brass did not provide any support for the betterment of Mandi Bahauddin…. see more