PMLN MNA Sardar Mushtaq joins PPP

Disgruntled PML-N MNA joins PPP

HARIPUR: A number of disgruntled Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) activists from Haripur, led by MNA Sardar Mushtaq and his brother Sardar Haroon Rasheed, have announced their defection to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Sardar Mushtaq was elected as an MNA on the PML-N ticket from the constituency NA 19 Haripur in the general election of 2008. The defection was announced at a news conference in Islamabad. On the occasion, 30 other PML-N activists, including former nazims and naib nazims of the area, also announced joining the PPP. Jehangir Badr said the old guards and newcomers were treated equally, while Faryal Talpur congratulated them on joining the PPP and hoped they would strengthen the party in Haripur district. agencies