Scuffle breaks out between PTI, PML-N lawmakers in National Assembly

Speaker Ayaz Sadiq blames PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi for the ruckus


News Desk January 26, 2017
Express News screen grab of the scuffle in the National Assembly on Thursday.

Scuffle broke out in the National Assembly on Thursday as lawmakers from both the government and the opposition exchanged derogatory remarks.

According to Express News, during Shah Mehmood Qureshi's address in the house, PTI lawmakers reportedly indulged in sloganeering against the government.

Qureshi also raised slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, which apparently perturbed the members of the ruling party.

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When petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi tried approaching Qureshi, requesting him to control his party's lawmakers, he was intercepted by PTI lawmakers Murad Saeed and Shehryar Afridi.

The decorum of the house deteriorated and fight broke out between the members. Parliamentarians from Pakistan Peoples Party tried to thaw the situation but no avail.

Speaker of the house Sardar Ayaz Sadiq blamed Qureshi for the scuffle, saying the PTI leader was given time to address but sloganeering from his caused chaos in the assembly.

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COMMENTS (5)

pervaiz. | 4 years ago | Reply Desperate PTI now he wants to indulge himself in battle, but peoples are seeing his face more clearly. No finger of umpire for him.
JB | 4 years ago | Reply @Ch.Allah Daad you are really blind.
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