ISLAMABAD: Thirteen PTI members of the National Assembly (MNAs) Saturday responded to the get together’s show-cause notices and mentioned the allegations levelled towards them have been “baseless”.
The ruling PTI had final week issued show-cause notices to the 13 dissident lawmakers for allegedly allying with the Opposition. The notices have been served following the dissident MNAs’ determination to “seek refuge” on the Sindh House.
The dissident lawmakers got seven days to current themselves earlier than PM Imran Khan and clarify the explanations behind their transfer — forward of the essential vote on a no-confidence movement towards the premier.
The notices issued to the members talked about that the interviews given to the media shops by these members present that they’ve left PTI and, subsequently, they have been directed to current themselves earlier than the get together chairman.
In their response to the show-cause notices, the dissident MNAs mentioned that the get together had levelled “baseless allegations” towards them. They additionally mentioned that their actions will not be in violation of Article 63(A) — which offers with the disqualification of parliamentarians who defect from their events.
“We have neither left the PTI nor have we defected from the parliamentary party,” the MNAs responded of their letters, during which additionally they talked about their reservations and considerations.
“Since the allegations are baseless, we thought it best to not appear before the prime minister in person,” they added.
Amid the possibilities of the MNAs switching sides and parting with the Opposition, the federal government has filed a presidential reference within the Supreme Court, in search of the highest courtroom’s interpretation on Article 63(A).
PM Imran Khan, addressing a rally in Dargai final week, had additionally mentioned that he’s able to forgive the dissident MNAs of the PTI provided that they rejoin the get together.
Who are the MNAs?
- Noor Alam Khan (NA-27 Peshawar-I)
- Ahmed Hussain Deharr (NA-154 Multan-I)
- Muhammad Abdul Ghafar Wattoo (NA-166 Bahawalnagar-I)
- Dr. Muhammad Afzal Khan Dhandla (NA-98 Bhakkar-II)
- Nawab Sher (NA-102 Faisalabad-II)
- Raja Riaz Ahmed (NA-110 Faisalabad-X)
- Rana Muhammad Qasim Noon (NA-159 Multan-VI)
- Makhdoom Zada Syed Basit Ahmed Sultan (NA-185 Muzaffargarh-V)
- Aamir Talal Gopang (NA-186 Muzaffargarh-VI)
- Sardar Riaz Mehmood Khan Mazari (NA-195 Rajanpur-III)
- Wajiha Qamar
- Nuzhat Pathan
- Ramesh Kumar Vankwani
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