Wednesday, May 23, 2018
BHAKKAR: Three members of the ruling party, Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz, defected to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Wednesday.
The defecting members include MNA and Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Dr Afzal Khan Dhandla, MPA Malik Ghazanfar Cheena, and MPA Amir Inayat Shahani.
Last week, a sitting lawmaker of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz defected to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), along with two former legislators.
PML-N member of the National Assembly Jaffar Leghari announced joining the PTI at a meeting with Imran Khan in Lahore.
Former MNA Dr Meena Leghari and ex-senator Mohsin Leghari followed MNA Jafar Laghari in joining Tehreek-e-Insaf.
In April, eight lawmakers announced quitting the ruling PML-N and later joined the PTI.
Those deserting the ruling party included 6 MNAs and 2 MPAs, who announced to launch of a mass movement for making southern Punjab a separate province.
Of late, PML-N has suffered a number of defections, mostly to rival PTI.