Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTAi) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday phoned the Independent contestant Riazul Haq Juj who outshone candidates of political parties in NA-144 by-poll on October 11.


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According to a statement, the PTI chief invited Riazul Haq to join PTI. Khan also congratulated him at his victory in the by-poll.

Juj told reporters that he has not decided to join any political so far, however he added that voters of PTI and Jamaat-e-Islami helped him to win the by-poll.

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Earlier this day PTI Punjab organizer Chaudhry Sarwar also invited Riazul Haq Juj to join PTI in a meeting at Juj’s his residence.

Sarwar said Juj won the by-poll on October 11 despite strong opposition of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz).

On the occasion Juj said that he would take the decision whether to join the PTI or not after consultation with his friends.

Previously talking to newsmen on Monday, Riazul Haq hinted at joining PML-N like his ancestors however he added that no decision will be made with out consultation of his firends in this regard.

Riazul Haq secured 83240 votes in Sunday’s by-election in NA-144, outshining the candidates of PML-N, PTI and PPP.