Jahangir Tareen decides to establish new political party.

After remaining out of the scene, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) estranged leader Jahangir Khan Tareen has decided to form a new national-level political party', sources privy to the development.

According to the sources, PTI leaders upset with the party are also expected to join the new setup. Apart from those, many political families from Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Muzzafargarh, Lodhran and Multan are expected to join hands with Tareen.

The sources claimed that many 'important leaders' from Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have also contacted the former PTI leader.

Sources shared that Tareen will be patron-in-chief of the party.

Tareen was the secretary general of the PTI before he was ousted from politics in 2017 after the Supreme Court disqualified him for being "dishonest" on a petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi.

Abbasi had approached the Supreme Court seeking the disqualification of PTI Chairman Imran Khan, and Tareen.

However, despite the disqualification, Tareen remained part of PTI and was crucial in wooing independent lawmakers to join the Imran Khan-led party after the 2018 elections. His efforts proved critical as they helped Khan secure the prime ministership in 2018.

But after coming to power Tareen and PTI leader Aleem Khan's relationship with the PTI turned sour.

In May 2022, the former prime minister revealed the reason behind his differences with both leaders and said that both were seeking 'illegal benefits from him.'

Speaking during a podcast, Khan claimed that differences with both estranged leaders developed when he refused to entertain their requests.

'Aleem Khan expected me to legalise his 300-acre land near Ravi', Khan said, adding 'from then onwards, I developed differences with him.'

While talking about Tareen, Khan said: 'Tareen stood with those who are the biggest dacoits in the country. When I ordered a probe into the matter [sugar...

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