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Pakistan court moved for removal of 'N' from PML-N

IANS  |  Islamabad 

A has moved the seeking removal of former Nawaz Sharif's name from Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) after the latter's conviction for corruption.

Khanzada filed the petition on Monday urging the court to ask the to delete "N" from the party name, Dawn online reported on Tuesday.

The respondents in the petition were the Chief Election Commissioner, and Nawaz Sharif, who is now in jail.

Zeb said that Quaid-e-was the of the Muslim League who wanted the party to be a symbol of good governance, development and national interest. But the petitioner held responsible for the division of the PML.

He said hijacked the party before forming his own faction, PML-N, and registered it with the poll body.

Sharif, currently serving a 10-year jail term in a corruption case, misled the public at large by using the name of PML-N. Therefore, "N" needed to be deleted from the party name, said Zeb.



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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 14:24 IST