KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided against dissolving the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government during the ongoing campaign against the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), as the leadership remains divided on the issue.
Bushra Maneka, Imran's spiritual guru, has advised him against resigning en masse in the province, saying it wouldn't be a good omen for the party, Roznama Express has learnt.
When contacted, PTI leader Ali Zaidi strongly rejected the report, calling it "ridiculous". He said that Imran Khan is the most popular political leader of Pakistan. "It's incorrect to say that he consults Bushra Bibi on political matters."
Last week, Imran said an intra-party debate was going on over whether to exercise the option of tendering en masse resignations from the Parliament, but said that a decision in this regard was yet to be made.
Bushra, sources added, has also recommended expediting the mass contact campaign for the next general elections, saying any option of resigning from the assembly may be utilised accordingly.
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Insiders say the PTI chief, in light of the recommendations, has advised party's national and provincial leadership to plan and schedule public rallies, which will be addressed by him.
The leadership holds the opinion it will suffer a setback in the Senate if it chooses to dissolve the assembly.
Furthermore, sources added, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has also advised Imran that it will part ways with PTI if the latter opts for collective resignations.
Senior leaders have also asked Imran to take note that Pakistan Peoples Party and JI were not supporting Pakistan Awami Tehreek as far as the campaign against Punjab government was concerned, urging concrete measures.
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