Jalil, who is in London these days, tweeted that “We will not accept Minus one formula on Altaf Hussain. Altaf Hussain is MQM. MQM is Altaf Hussain. We will not accept any resolution in NA”.
— Wasay Jalil (@WasayJalil) September 1, 2016
Soon after Jalil, another MQM London leader Mustafa Azizabadi too rejected MQM Pakistan’s plans, even the minor ones, like removing Hussain’s name from party flag.
— Mustafa Azizabadi (@azizabadi) September 1, 2016
A lesser known MQM leader Qasim Ali Raza openly accused party’s Pakistan chapter of following “Minus One formula” and claimed that party’s ideological workers will not accept their moves.
رابطہ کمیٹی پاکستان مائنس ون فارمولے پر عمل پیرا ہے۔ قائد تحریک الطاف حسین کے بغیرایم کیوایم کی کوئ حیثیت نہیں ہے
— Qasim Ali (@QasimalirazaAli) September 1, 2016
حق پرست کارکنان و عوام مائنس ون فارمولے کو نہ پہلے تسلیم کرنے کو تیار تھے نہ آئنده کریں گے — Qasim Ali (@QasimalirazaAli) September 1, 2016
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MQM Pakistan’s plans
MQM’s Pakistan chapter led by Farooq Sattar, dissociated itself from the party chief’s statements on August 23 while later announced to remove Altaf Hussain’s name from party flag.
Dr Farooq Sattar also pledged on Wednesday to table a resolution against Altaf Hussain in the National Assembly, condemning the comments against Pakistan, he made in his recent speeches that went public.