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Imran Khan To Launch New Political Party If PTI Is Banned In Pakistan: Report

The ousted Pakistan PM Imran Khan has said he will float a new political party with a new name and win the elections in case his party PTI is banned.

Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan
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The ousted Pakistan PM Imran Khan has said he will float a new political party to contest the upcoming general elections if his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)  is banned in the country.

PTI chief Khan said he will float a new political party to contest the upcoming general elections and will win the elections, the reports said.

The current dispensation led by Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif i government is mulling to ban Khan’s PTI after nationwide protests on May 9.

The government has launched a  clampdown on the protesters and the PTI supporters following the protest in the country.

Pakistan Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah had said banning the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was the only solution, Dawn reported.

The report also said Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said a move to that effect was being considered and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman and Foreign Minister 

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had also said his party will not resist any move to impose a ban on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

In his reaction, as per the reports, Imran Khan has said, "If they remove the party then we will form a party with a new name and still win the elections."

He has reportedly said that his base of supporters "remains intact", claiming that the national politics had "fundamentally changed".

He also said the government was "still trying to break it through intimidation".
 

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