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Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf

The PTI was formed in Lahore on April 25, 1996 by its chairman, cricketing legend and politician Imran Khan Niazi.

Top leaders

Elections 2018

PTI has fielded candidates from 248 NA seats — out of these 136 seats are from Punjab, 46 from Sindh, 38 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 14 from Balochistan, 11 from Fata and three from Islamabad.

Elections 2013

Despite a strong campaign, the party failed to win a majority at the centre in the 2013 general elections and sat on the opposition benches with 32 seats. The party, however, formed a government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) after an alliance with Jamaat-i-Islami.

Elections 2008

In 2008, PTI boycotted the elections. It held the position that an elected parliament had little to no meaning under a president in military uniform. Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, National Party and a few other smaller parties also boycotted polls that year.

Elections 2002

PTI managed to get one seat in the National Assembly, won by Khan himself.

Elections 1997

PTI did not win a single seat in the 1997 elections, which were its first.

2018 manifesto

PTI Manifesto 2013 by PTI Official on Scribd

Major political plays

Criticism and controversy