KARACHI: Another leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has come forward lamenting the party’s lack of interest in the lawmakers from the metropolis.
Aftab Jehangir, who was elected as member of National Assembly from NA-252 Karachi West 5, claimed “it does not matter whether it is Karachi or Islamabad, we have always been neglected.”
He added that regardless of whether it is a meeting with Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) or a visit to the Idara Noor-e-Haq, “no one ever asks about us.”
The MNA urged PTI’s presidential candidate Dr Arif Alvi to look into the matter.
Jehangir had secured 21,065 votes defeating MQM-P’s Dr Abdul Qadir Khanzada who got 17,858 votes.
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On Tuesday, Amir Liaquat Hussain, another PTI MNA from Karachi, had alleged that MNAs from Karachi were being sidelined.
Hussain had won from NA-245 constituency, bagging 56,615 votes against MQM-P’s Dr Farooq Sattar.