Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) recently elected MNA from Dera Ghazi Khan, Zartaj Gul, said that she needed to play her part in bringing ‘change’ adding that she entered politics to change the system.
Zartaj Gul talked about her victory in the wake of defeating the great Leghari family in her constituency and anchored her seat in the National Assembly from Dera Ghazi Khan.
She asserted, “I wanted to prove that women can work at par with male politicians,”
-said the 34-year-old MNA-elect who had joined the PTI as a volunteer.
Gul’s parents hail from North Waziristan, contested her first election in 2013 from her new home in DG Khan, however, lost. Be that as it may, amid the July 25 polls, she won from NA-191 (DG Khan) with more than 25,000 votes more than Sardar Awais Khan Leghari of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
She continued, “My speeches moved people to vote for me.”
Zartaj Gul further said,
“It does not make a difference whether you are rich or poor, people succeed owing to their mentality. I belong to the tribal areas which are why it is not in me to give up easily.”
She claimed, “People look at my passion and name their daughters after me.”
While on the discussion about Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, she said,
“Imran Khan’s critics don’t know him. Imran is a far-sighted leader who neither bows nor is bought.”
The 34-year-old also said that Imran told me the first day I met him that I am brave and will go far in life.
Further, Gul stated that she does not need any protocol and vowed, “I will drive myself to survey every nook and corner of DG Khan.”