Mutahidda Quami Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) pioneer Farooq Sattar on Saturday announced he will contest the general election from three constituencies.
The pioneer submitted nomination papers from NA-241, NA-245, and NA-247 for the upcoming general election.
Sattar said that the party is being denied ‘political freedom’. He also demanded that the party be given access to its offices in Karachi.
He further said that attempts to corner the MQM must come to an end.
Sattar also clarified that he had never advocate boycotting the elections.
“Minus One formula was fine, but if we suspect a ‘Minus MQM’ then we can go to the extent of taking any decision,” he asserted.
The MQM leader also asked the ECP to put his name as the party’s convenor and said that the ECP should accept the interim decision.