BAP core committee also divided
File Photos of Senator Saeed Hashmi, MPAs Jan Muhammad Jamali and Nawabzada Tariq Magsi: Photos grabbed from google

Hashmi, Magsi, Jamali held talks to end BAP crisis

Syed Ali Shah :

Founder of the ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), Senator Saeed Hashmi, former chief minister, Jan Muhammad Jamali, and Nawabzada Tariq Magsi held a series of meetings to break the deadlock. The three elders of the BAP met angry members and chief minister Jam Kamal Khan to pave the way for an amicable solution to the crisis.

“How can treasury members support opposition’s no-confidence motion”, one of the senior BAP leaders told Quetta Voice. He requested anonymity.

Component parties of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) including Jamiat ul Ulema e Islam (F), Balochistan National Party (Mengal), and Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) had moved a no-confidence motion against the CM Balochistan.

No-confidence motion causes serious differences within the BAP 

The no-confidence motion caused serious differences within the ruling BAP as over a dozen of its members revolted against their own CM Jam Kamal. The disgruntled members demanded resignation of the incumbent chief minister Jam Kamal Khan. Hitherto, Mr. Khan has refused to do so.

Speaker Balochistan Assembly, Qudoos Bizenjo, finance minister, Mir Zahoor Buledi, Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran, Bushra Rind, Muhammad Khan Lehri, Mir Sikandar Umrani and others have parted ways with chief minister, Jam Kamal Khan.

Sadiq Sanjrani held a series of meetings 

Chairman Senate, Sadiq Sanjrani, Senator Sarfaraz Bugti, Senator Manzoor Kakar and others held a series of meetings with angry members and CM Balochistan to end the deadlock. The angry members also threatened to tender resignations in the case Jam Kamal remains CM of Balochistan. Although, no formal announcement  was made in this  regard.

The defiant members all gathered at the residence of speaker Qudooz Bizenjo to evolve an effective strategy on Saturday. Opposition members also gathered at the residence of Malik Sikandar Advocate to ensure the success of no-confidence motion against the CM.

Session of the Balochistan Assembly convened on September 21st. After a couple of days, the no-confidence motion would take place in the house of 65.

Journalist Manan Mandokhail also contributed to this report 

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