Shireen Mazari quits PTI

PTI had served Mazari a show-cause notice after she reportedly gave a statement which went against PTI’s policies.

Zahid Gishkori/web Desk September 26, 2012

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Central Vice President Shireen Mazari announced her decision of resigning from the party on Wednesday.

Mazari was served a show-cause notice by the party administration after she had alleged that the “the party and its Chairman have been hijacked by feudals.”

In her messages posted on Twitter today, Mazari said, “The membership drive was hijacked by ‘big money’ this has compromised the party elections.”

Secretary General PTI Dr Arif Alvi emailed the show-cause issued to Mazari, which states that she “went public and gave interviews to the media only because [PTI chief] Imran Khan could not visit your camp.”

The notice states that Mazari’s “statements before the press were inaccurate, unfounded, and defamed the party and its leadership providing fuel to our political opponents to attack the party with more spurious allegations.”

The notice says that Mazari was informed about Khan’s flight delay and other engagements which kept him visiting the camp.

Mazari Tweeted that the PTI has “changed its principles and brought in intermediaries and that she was not planning on joining another party.”

Mazari also expressed discontentment in her tweets saying “the way they [PTI] treated my daughter on twitter, abusing her over my remarks, is unacceptable.”

She said that she was “not raising allegations” against party chief Imran Khan’s “character”, but that the party principles “had been forgone.”

Mazari said, “I am ready to serve PTI again if the party lives up to its principles.”

Jalil Ahmad Sharkpuri has replaced Mazari.


Hasnain Ali | 9 years ago | Reply

PTI proves that it stands for "Pasha Tehrik-e-Infaaq" to break away the right votebank with the collussion of ISI and PPP govt. It is good for the country that Pasha Tehrik-e-Infaaq is dying its natural death before casuing any real harm to Pakistan.

Salman | 9 years ago | Reply

People forget no matter what party you make or join, Pakistanis will spoil it for personal ego.

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