PPP veteran ex-federal minister Ghazanfar Gul Joins PML-N

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ISLAMABAD : Former Federal Minister and PPP veteran Nawabzada Ghazanfar Gul on Friday announced to join Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, ending his 30-years long association with the PPP.

Gul, a close aide of late Prime Minister Benazri Bhutto and former MNA and MPA from Gujrat, held Asif Ali Zardari responsible for his departure from the PPP.

Talking about the causes which led to his departure from the party, he said that he had no grudges or grievances with the party. “I am misfit in the party now,” he commented.

In a veiled criticism of Zardari, Gul said that he was a “Majawar” (devotee) of Garhi Khuda Bux but can’t become couturier of Nawab Shah.

He announced that he was in PML-N now. When asked when he would be formally announce his join of PML-N, Gul said that he was in PML-N now and there was no need of formal announcement as he was not going to tie the knot.

Gul, a rival of Chaudhrys of Gujraat in local politics, said that he had remained on streets with PPP for the last 30 years and now wanted to lead the rest of the short life in PML-N.

He added that PML-N was emerging as anti-establishment party under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif.  He accused PPP of trying to entre ‘establishment’s tunnel’.

He predicted that PPP would evaporate even from Sindh if it became establishment’s party.

Orignally published by INP

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