PTI led Charsadda district govt likely to lose tomorrow no trust motion


CHARSADDA: A no-confidence motion moved by three opposition parties against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led district government in Charsadda will be taken up on Monday in the district council.
Major opposition parties- Awami National Party (ANP), Qaumi Wattan Party (QWP) and Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazal (JUI-F)- in Charsadda district council had jointly moved the motion of no confidence against PTI district nazim Fahad Azam Khan, and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) vice nazim Haji Musawar Shah.
The opposition parties claimed that they have support of 50 members out of the total 75 and will easily succeeded in.
The motion was moved by the tripartite alliance on August 18 against the district government headed by Fahad Azam Khan after PTI ousted QWP from provincial coalition last month. In reaction, QWP ended alliance at district government and played a key role in bringing no confidence motion to dismiss PTI led district government.
On last Friday, about 50 councilors of the tripartite alliance had submitted requisition to convene the district council meeting. The council session was chaired by presiding officer Haji Hidayatulla. Opposition leader Qasim Ali Khan presented the no-confidence motion and by Mufti Noorul Amin of JUI-F and Arif Paracha of QWP. In the 75-member house, the ruling PTI has 21 and JI has four members in the house, and the opposition requires support of 48 members to de-seat them.
Assistant Commissioner Inayat Ullah chaired a meeting and finalized security arrangements for tomorrow district council meeting. He imposed ban on carrying arms and entering vehicle in the premises of district council under section 144 to avert any untoward situation.