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Saturday Sep 10 2022
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Kamran Tessori's return exposes rifts within MQM-P

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Web Desk
MQM-Ps Deputy Convener Kamran Tessori. — Twitter
MQM-P's Deputy Convener Kamran Tessori. — Twitter 

  • Senior member Dr Shahab Imam decides to resign from MQM-P after Kamran Tessori's return. 
  • Imam claims several other MQM-P members are unhappy with decision.
  • Sources say committee has called important meeting on Sunday.


KARACHI: MQM-P's Rabita Committee reinstated Kamran Tessori as deputy convener on Saturday that led to fissures within the Karachi based party come out in the open once again.

Kishwer Zehra, a member of the committee, said that the decision taken by a few people has been imposed on the rest of the members. 

Following Tessori's return, party's senior member Dr Shahab Imam decided to render his resignation. 

Read more: Former MQM-P member Kamran Tessori not to contest polls

He also claimed that several other MQM-P members are unhappy with the decision. 

Rabita Committee suspended Farooq Sattar and Tessori's membership on February 5, 2018, by a two-thirds majority.

According to sources, the committee has called an important meeting on Sunday at 5pm at a temporary office.

The sources said that all the members are instructed to attend the meeting. The committee will discuss differences among the party members on Tessori's return. 

Read more: Tessori says he, Ali Raza would leave MQM-P if 'differences' not resolved

The members will present their opinions before leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui regarding the current decisions. 

Sources in party committee mentioned that according to party constitution, the two-third majority is necessary for the election of the deputy convener.