Farooq Sattar takes back decision to quit politics

MQM-P chief Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Dr. Farooq Sattar in a dramatic surprise took back his resignation after his mother urged him to not quit politics and forge unity within the ranks of the party. Farooq Sattar emerged in front of media personnel with his mother and MQM-P leaders.Sattar said that he was disappointed over the criticism he had received from MQM leaders after conducting a joint presser with Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP).Sattar’s mother took the microphone from him and urged him to take back his decision. Sattar obliged to which party workers cheered and celebrated by chanting slogans.Earlier, Veteran MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar had announced that he was leaving the party and politics respectfully.”I will visit Shuhada Qubristan on Saturday after the culmination of Chehlum as nobody can stop me from going there,” Dr Farooq Sattar said.”I want to announced that I am distancing myself from MQM-P and politics on the occasion of Chehlum of martyrs of Karbala,” he said as he left for his home. The MQM leader said that he won’t take back his resignation.”People on social media may call it a drama, but let me assure that I won’t take back my decision.”MQM leaders and workers surrounded Dr Farooq Sattar and pleaded with him to reconsider his decision to quit the party and politics.


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