MULTAN: Senior politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi said on Monday the situation in the city was normal and hence, the by-election should not be postponed.
Addressing a press conference here at his residence, he said that he was ready to contest election and it should not be delayed.
He expressed sorrow over the incident of Qasim Bagh stampede.
He also criticized PTI for supporting an independent candidate.
He said that Shah Mehmood Qureshi had made by-election issue as a matter of personal ego to defeat him. He claimed that Shah Mehmood Qureshi had brought devotees from Sindh for the PTI public meeting.
Hashmi claimed that Islami Jamiat Tulba had decided to support him in by-election.