Lahore: Estranged Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is in contact with senior leaders and may rejoin the party soon.
According to sources in the party, Nisar will make a return to the PML-N soon, and following a settlement, will take oath of Punjab Assembly’s membership, Express News reported.
Nisar had distanced himself from the PML-N after developing difference with party’s supremo Nawaz Sharif. The former minister for the interior had also refused to accept Nawaz’s daughter Maryam Nawaz as PML-N’s leader.
The senior politician had been advising former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to avoid a war of words with the state institutions, cautioning him that it was not in the interest of the country.
The longtime party stalwart participated in the general elections asn independent candidate, but lost in NA-59 and NA-63, the latter being his home constituency.
Nisar was among the politicians who have consecutively been winning their seats since 1988. It for the first time that he lost his home constituency.