All JUI-F Senators, MNAs hand over resignations to Maulana Fazl

By: News Desk      Published: 02:07 PM, 8 Dec, 2020
All JUI-F Senators, MNAs hand over resignations to Maulana Fazl
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As the resignations by the lawmakers of the parties belonging to Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) gather momentum, JUI-F has taken a major step as all its members of the Senate and the National Assembly have handed over their resignations to party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.

The JUI-F has 14 legislators in the National Assembly and four in the Senate. The party has also directed its members in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan assemblies to be ready to submit their resignations.

All component parties are expected to file reports about the resignations during the PDM meeting being held in Islamabad.

Earlier in the day, the famous Khokhar Brothers of PML-N, MNA Malik Afzal Khokhar and MPA Saiful Malook Khokhar from Lahore, have submitted their resignations to the party high-ups.

On Monday, PML-N MNA Chaudhry Hamid Hameed from NA-66-(Sargodha-III) had become the first lawmaker to forward his resignation to the party leadership.

Toeing the Hamid Hameed’s move, Chaudhry Iftikhar Hussain Chhachhar Punjab Assembly MPA from the PP-185 constituency, Basirpur, Depalpur Tehsil, Okara District also presented his resignation to the party.

 Iftikhar said he was the first PML-N MPA from Sahiwal Division and general secretary of the Sahiwal Division to submit his resignation to the party leadership in line with the party's high command’s direction. 

He criticized the government’s policies and said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should go home. 

On Sunday last while addressing the social media convention of her party, PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz had hinted at resigning from assemblies.