Ghaus Ali Shah's resignation, major setback for PML-N in Sindh
02 September, 2013
ISLAMABAD: The recent resignation of PML-N's Sindh president Syed Ghaus Ali Shah, over Presidentship of Mamnoon Hussain is seriously jeopardizing party's Sindh clout, since rumors about possible resignation of Mumtaz Bhutto are also abound.
Syed Ghaus Ali Shah's chances of joining PML-F have gained strength, considering his possible obligations to Pir Sahib Pagara Sharif for Pagara's role in Ghous Ali Shah's yore appointment as Sindh's chief minister.
After his defection from ranks over reservations of Mamnoon Hussain's Presidency; while observers consider this trend of high-level PML-N defections after being voted to an astounding majority rule as quite self-destructive, which even dictators like Musharraf failed to accomplish.
Ghaus Ali Shah was Presidential hopeful, and is known for his resilience to pressures of former President Gen. Pervez Musharraf to break away from his PML-N.
Recent visit of Mian Nawaz Sharif to Karachi witnessed a cold-shouldering by PML-N's interior Sindh leadership to accord their leader a welcome.
No lift of leadership: PML-N MNAs trying to make forward bloc
Sense of deprivation has been alarmingly increasing among leaders and parliamentarians of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as party leaders passing over them, media reported.
Some circles claimed that formation of a forward bloc in the the party has also been started echoing inside the National Assembly.
According to sources, PML-N members of assembly are looking dejected over receiving inappropriate response from party leadership and ignoring some important leaders of the party.
Adding fuel to fire, an important PML-N leader started contacting annoyed assembly members to form forward block and efforts are underway to include independent candidates and members of other parties.