Islamabad (December 15, 2017): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) lawmaker Ghulam Bibi Bharwana has sent his resignation to Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.
Sources said that Speaker NA has received the resignation of MNA Bharwana.
Bharwana, elected from NA-87, earlier announced to resign from National Assembly in protest against not sacking of Punjab Law Minster Rana Sanaullah over his controversial statement about the Status of Qadiyanis at Khatam-e-Nabuwwat (PBUH) Conference held at Faisalabad’s Dhobi Ghat.
The conference was chaired by Pir Khawaja Hameeduddin Sialvi.Sialvi, a spiritual leader and custodian of the Sial Sharif Shrine of Sargodha, is leading a group of local PML-N lawmakers who have resigned from the party to press the government for the resignation of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah.
In her resignation letter, Bharwana stated: “A member of the Punjab government’s cabinet has had a blasphemous attitude towards the issue of Finality of Prophethood.”
She adds that her protest was not taken into consideration hence she is now resigning from her NA seat in Chiniot.Already three provincial lawmakers of the ruling party have submitted their resignations to the secretariat of the Punjab Assembly on the directives of Sialvi.
PML-N MPAs Maulana Rehmatullah, Ghulam Nizamuddin Sialvi and Muhammad Khan Baloch tendered their resignations in protest against the government earlier.