Three members of Balochistan Assembly to resign

Published December 10, 2020
Three members of the Balochistan Assembly have decided to resign in accordance with the opposition Pakistan Democratic Movement’s plan against the PTI government. — Online/File
Three members of the Balochistan Assembly have decided to resign in accordance with the opposition Pakistan Democratic Movement’s plan against the PTI government. — Online/File

QUETTA: Three members of the Balochistan Assembly have decided to resign in accordance with the opposition Pakistan Democratic Movement’s plan against the PTI government.

They are former chief minister Nawab Mohammad Aslam Raisani, who was elected as an independent candidate in the 2018 polls, Mir Akhtar Hussain Langove of the Balochistan National Party-Mengal, and Sham Lal, a minority MPA of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam.Acco­rding to sources, Nawab Raisani took the decision to resign after PML-N’s supreme leader Nawaz Sharif contacted him from London and sought his support for the PDM.

Meanwhile, Mr Langove submitted his resignation to the Baloch­istan Assembly speaker on Wednesday.

Published in Dawn, December 10th, 2020

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