MQM MPA Bilquis Mukhtar joins Mustafa Kamal's party

Mukhtar is a senior party worker, and was a member of the Standing Committee on Minorities Affairs

News Desk April 06, 2016
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Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MPA Bilquis Mukhtar joined on Wednesday Mustafa Kamal’s newly-formed Pak Sarzameen Party.

The announcement comes days after a former senator of the MQM, Muhammad Ali Brohi along with 11 members of the party’s Sindh Tanzeemi Committee and zonal heads joined Kamal's political crusade.

Mukhtar was a member of the Standing Committee on Minorities Affairs, Standing Committee on Women Development and Standing Committee on Social Welfare.

Former MQM senator joins Kamal’s patriotic crusade

"Thousands of people have joined our party," Kamal said while addressing a press conference in Karachi.

Mukhtar on the occasion said she took the decision after much deliberation.

"I have for a month been listening to Kamal's speeches. After thinking hard I have made my decision and today I have joined the Pak Sarzameen Party," she said.

"We are not here to breed enmity against any specific person," she said, adding "I have resigned from the Sindh Assembly."

Former MQM senator joins Kamal’s patriotic crusade

Upon returning home from self-imposed exile on March 3, Kamal launched a blistering attack on MQM chief Altaf Hussain and challenged the ‘iron grip’ of the MQM on the city by forming a new party.

Kamal — who won wide support as mayor of Karachi from 2005 to 2010 for his efforts to ease traffic and improve public services — accused Altaf of working for India’s premier spy agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), destroying two generations of Mohajirs (Urdu-speaking people) and issuing threats under the influence of alcohol.


Napier Mole | 7 years ago | Reply Mustafa K interviews, press conferences and utterances have become one of the more sordid dramas on media these days. The loose language he is using puts to shame even that of the great Khan during the dharnas day. All things aside, what alternative beneficial vision had has given for Karachi since his return except for his by now cliched diatribes against mqm and its leader.
Brainy Bhaijan | 7 years ago | Reply This Kamal drama is getting old now. Such tactics never work in the long run.
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