Islamabad: A day after PTI’s resounding victory in the by-elections held in 20 constituencies of Punjab, the party has nominated Chaudhry Parvez Elahi as their candidate for the office of chief minister of Punjab, Dawn reported on Tuesday.
In a meeting of the party chaired by PTI chairman Imran Khan and attended by senior party leaders on the PTI core committee, the decision to nominate Chaudhry Parvez Elahi as the Chief Minister of Punjab was endorsed.
The political landscape of Punjab has completely changed in the wake of the results of bye-polls held on 20 seats in which PTI got 15 seats, PML-N managed to get four and an Independent candidate also won one seat in Lodhran.
The participants also reviewed the future organizational and political strategy of the PTI and decided that attention will be given to local and by-elections in the province of Sindh.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan has renewed his demand for snap polls to end the political turmoil in the country, while also calling for the resignation of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja, saying that “the biggest party of Pakistan [PTI] does not trust” the head of the commission calling him “incompetent” and “dishonest” and reiterated the allegation that he had joined hands with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).