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Sikh Leader join PTI

Peshawar—Sikhs community leader from Khyber Agency Sahib Singh announced joining Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and said that the party Chief Imran Khan was the only hope to pull the country out of present crises.

Sahib Singh, in a press conference on Tuesday, also announced resignation from Awami National Party (ANP) and said that minority particularly Sikh community had completely been ignored by ANP-led government.

Central Political Advisor Shaukat Yousafzai, Provincial leaders Mian Mukarram Shah, Yaseen Khalil, Iftikhar Mohammad Jhagrha, workers and large numbers of Sikhs were present on the occasion. Sahib Singh, who was elected twice member of district assembly, said that he along with members of community was going to join PTI from quitting ANP because of failure of government to resolve their issues. He pointed out that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa legislative assembly didn’t pass specific bill minority in the province.

He maintained that the government had failed to resolve problems being faced by the Sikh community in the province. He expressed the hope that the PTI would struggle for rights of the country. Sahib Singh said that the PTI was sole party to pull country out of prevailing crisis, adding that they would play their role to strengthen the party in the province.

He viewed that Imran Khan will change destine of the nation and bring new dawn in the country. He said that the PTI will prove as party of poor people, adding that PPP-led coalition government had failed to deliver the masses and address key issues, including unemployment, inflation, energy and gas crisis in the country.

Welcoming the joining Shaukat Yousafzai and Iftikhar Jhagrha said the party would play vital role for resolution of problems confronting the Sikh community in the province. They added that the Sikh community had great contribution in development and progress of the country. They assured that the Sikh community that PTI would resolve the problems of the minorities if it came into power.

News Source: Pakistan Observer

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