ISLAMABAD: Dispelling rumours of her marriage with former president Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) USA chapter president Dr Tanveer Zamani said the rumours were being spread to create a rift in the Zardari family.
"I was married to Tahsin Javed Siddiqui and rumours of my marriage with Zardari are being spread to make Bilawal quarrel with his father," Zamani said, while addressing the media.
"My relationship with Zardari is only that of a leader and a brother."
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Crticising the statements made by PPP leaders against her, Zamani furiously stated, "I sacrificed my name to maintain the leader's credibility as these rumours would have resulted in the party chairman's resignation from his post."
She alleged that instead of appreciating her efforts the party’s leaders slandered her and accused her of spreading rumours of her marriage with the former president.
Earlier, PPP rejected rumours of former president Zardari’s marriage to Zamani. Blaming the media for spreading the rumours, party spokesperson Farhatullah Babar had said, “A totally wrong impression is also sought to be created in the media interviews that former president Asif Ali Zardari has married this woman.”
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Further, Babar alleged Zamani was 'deliberately' aiding the rumours. "She has avoided answers to pointed questions and has spoken with a double tongue,” the spokesperson had added.
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