PML-Q liked minded group decides to part ways with Chaudhries of Gujarat
PML-Q like minded group while alleging Chaudhry brothers of imposing “hierarchical” politics on the party and denying the right to leadership of the party to smaller provinces has announced to form a separate party.
According to details like-minded group held it’s meeting under senator Salim Saifullah and Hamid Nasir Chattha in Lahore. Those who attended the meeting were Ejaz ul Haq, Humayun Akhtar Khan, Lala Nisar Afzal Khan, Maqbool Sheikh, Arbab Ghulam Rahim, Kashmala Tariq, Sumera Malik and others.
The party leadership said PML-Q general council has no legal standing. Chaudhry brothers were running it in line with their family traditions and at their free will. There was no room in the party constitution for any one to be elected as president for third term, they held.
When contacted, PML-Q leader Chaudhry Akhtar Khan alleged Chaudhry brothers were spreading disinformation about PML-Q like minded group to be supporter of Gen Pervez Musharraf. Senior leadership of party is with us and we have every right to take our decisions. We are neither in contact with former president Gen Pervez Musharraf nor is he interfering in our affairs. Whatever decision we take will be acceptable to all”, he underlined.
Sources disclosed it had been decided to nominate Hamid Nasir Chattha as chairman of like minded group, Salim Saifullah as president and Humayun Akhtar as general secretary of PML-Q like minded group.
However, final announcement will be made by taking all associates into confidence.