Aamir Liaquat furious over ‘not getting’ PTI ticket from Karachi

Published: June 3, 2018
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Aamir Liaquat Hussain. PHOTO: FILE

Aamir Liaquat Hussain. PHOTO: FILE

Televangelist Aamir Liaquat Hussain is disappointed on not being allotted a ticket by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to contest the 2018 general elections from Karachi.

Liaquat, who joined Imran Khan’s party earlier this year, tweeted on Sunday that he has been refused a ticket by PTI’s Karachi leader Firdous Shamim Naqvi.

The disgruntled leader said he considered PTI his home, and will take a decision about his political future on Monday.

He also warned the PTI workers against misbehaving with him, asking them to ‘remain in their limit’ on social media. “The issue is not just about the ticket, but Karachi city’s political awareness … I do not even desire the ticket. I only referred to it due to the [PTI] chairman’s pursuance,” he added.

A former MNA and state minister, Liaquat left the Muttahida Qaumi Movement in 2016.

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Reader Comments (7)

  • Fahim
    Jun 4, 2018 - 12:30AM

    He already got offer from TLYR and I have seen it in his program on BOLRecommend

  • Aamir
    Jun 4, 2018 - 2:25AM

    Enjoy the ride PTI. PTI is having the same fate as other parties no difference.Recommend

  • Sajjad
    Jun 4, 2018 - 7:27AM

    You cannot trust U-Turn Khan on anything.Recommend

  • JA
    Jun 4, 2018 - 9:03AM

    A good decision by PTI, this man with a big foul mouth don’t deserves to represent Karachites.Recommend

  • BrainBro
    Jun 4, 2018 - 10:21AM

    When people like him are given mainstream attention; one can only imagine the overall psyche of this state.Recommend

  • Omar khan
    Jun 4, 2018 - 5:04PM

    The mechanism of ticket allotment is different this time, so better to follow the rules.Recommend

  • Dr. Asad Sadick, Germany
    Jun 4, 2018 - 6:40PM

    The self-named doctor does not deserve a ticket anyways. If he is such a dedicated Karachiite, Pakistani and a PTI supporter he can still work for Karachi and in the interests of PTI and Karachiites.Recommend

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