A Private TV channel on Sunday claimed that in his recent Lahore visit PTI chairman Imran Khan sat on the seat of Chief Minister Punjab during a meeting with newly elected CM Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi.
The Channel also published an alleged picture of the meeting on its website.
Moreover, taking a jibe at PTI Chairman Imran Khan for occupying Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi’s seat, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has termed the gesture as “a reflection of Imran’s thinking and low caste”.
In a tweet on Sunday, the PML-N leader said, “A respectful and dignified person would never sit in the chair of another official.”
The circulated picture of a meeting shows CM Elahi and his son Moonis Elahi sitting opposite ex-prime minister Imran who is occupying the Punjab CM’s seat.
اس شخص کو کرسی کی کتنی ھوس ھے.. کوئ صاحب عزت self respecting dignified انسان کسی اور عہدے دار کی کرسی پہ نہیں بیٹھے گا. عمران خان کی یہ حرکت اسکی سوچ اور ذات کی پستی کی آئینہ دار ھے. https://t.co/vZElAqDfHA
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) July 31, 2022
It is pertinent to mention that during former CM Usman Buzdar’s tenure Imran was always seen sitting in the Punjab chief minister’s seat during meetings but in the capacity of a prime minister.
Currently, the PTI chief doesn’t hold any official post. He is just a National Assembly member who has tendered his resignation which is yet to be accepted by Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf.