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Nisar Advises Institutions To Play Role To Prevent Horse Trading

Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Saturday said that government institutions should play their practical role to prevent horse-trading. He said that he is not playing cricket, thus no need arises for him to be on the front or back foot in the party.
Talking to media after casting vote in Senate elections, Nisar said he has not been part of any Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentary meeting since four years. Why my absence has created issue this time, he asked.
Chaudhry Nisar said that he had met ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif but they didn’t have talk on vote.
Responding to a question, the former minister said that this is not the occasion to discuss party matters.
Meanwhile, Chaudhry Nisar memorized his friendship with Pakistan Tehreek-insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan as he was also cricketer in the past, however he said that said that he is not playing cricket, thus no need arises for him to be on the front or back foot in the party.
Nisar has become a disgruntled party member following disagreements with the PML-N policies after Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification as prime minister last year.
The election for 12 Senate seats from Punjab started at the Punjab Assembly on the scheduled time of 9 am on Saturday and will continue uninterrupted till 4 pm. Provincial Election Commissioner Sharifullah was presiding the election process, and the Punajb Assembly Hall has been declared polling station by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
Some 20 candidates including those backed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf (PTI), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid e Azam (PML-Q) are vying for 12 seats.
As many as 7 general, 1 non-muslim, 2 technocrat and 2 women seats are up for grab from Punjab for a six year term.