Talking to media in Lahore alongside Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill, Chaudhry mentioned:
“As a substitute (of celebrating), they [PPP and PML-N] ought to have visited their social gathering staff in KP to spice up their morale. They need to have carried out nationwide politics,” the knowledge minister mentioned.
Within the elections held within the 17 districts of KP on December 19, the PTI, which has been in energy within the province since 2013, confirmed a dismal efficiency, conceding floor to the the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F).In keeping with the provisional outcomes of 47 of the 63 tehsils declared by the Election Fee of Pakistan, the JUI-F received 17 seats of mayor/chairperson whereas the PTI got here in second by securing 12 seats. Impartial candidates grabbed the third highest variety of seats at seven, adopted by Awami Nationwide Celebration at six, PML-N at three and Jamaat-i-Islami, Pakistan Peoples Celebration (PPP) and Tehreek-i-Islahat Pakistan bagging one seat every.
In provincial capital Peshawar, the JUI-F surprised the PTI with a definitive lead within the contest for the mayor of town. JUI-F candidate Haji Zubair Ali secured 62,388 votes in opposition to 50,659 votes secured by PTI’s Rizwan Bangash.
Nevertheless, Chaudhry claimed on Thursday that it had been proved after the elections that the PTI was the most important social gathering in KP’s village councils, including that the 2 greatest opposition events within the Nationwide Meeting, the PPP and the PML-N, “didn’t get any votes there [in KP]” and that they’re “celebrating the top of their events”.
“And we’re competing in opposition to political dwarfs,” he continued. “We face the PPP in some areas [of the country], the PML-N in different areas and competing in opposition to the JUI-F at some locations. None of them have a person of Imran Khan’s stature.”
He additional commented that the “so-called politics of huge [opposition] events has been surviving solely due to tv protection.”
Their politics, he mentioned, would finish in the event that they weren’t given any tv protection for 2 to 4 days as “there isn’t any one from amongst them on the bottom”.