I will remain independent in Multan even after the by-elections, he said while speaking to journalists today.
The former president of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf said PTI manifesto was against the electoral practices.
He said he would not celebrate results of elections today. I am contesting polls for strengthening of democracy.
He said PTI would experience defeat as it is contesting polls contrary to its party manifesto.
Hashmi is contesting NA-149 by-polls as independent candidate, however he is backed by the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. His opponent Amir Dogar is also running for the seat as independent candidate and enjoys support of the PTI.