KHANEWAL - A number of lawyers have defected the PPP and PML-N and joined the PTI in Khanewal.The lawyers include Wazir Iqbal Khan Niazi, Farrukh Bilal, Mohsin Ali Shah, Aurung Zaib, Muzamil Chohan, Saleem Rana, Rai Rafaqat Ali Rasheed, Ghulam Rasool Rehmani and PL Nasir. During a visit to the District Bar Association of Khanewal, former MNA and PTI leader Inamullah Khan Niazi addressed the DBA members, local PTI representatives. He alleged that PML-N leaders Nawaz Sharif and Shabaz Sharif were being misguided by Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Rana Sanaullah and Khawaja brothers. He said that the defection of Javid Hashmi was because ignorance of the party leadership. He further said that now the time had come to deliver and the PTI leader must sacrifice their interest for the nation. He urged all the lawyers to play their role for the welfare of the nation as they were active for the independency of judiciary and reinstatement of judges. Arbad Syed Advocate , the former chairman of the Punjab Bar Council, Anwar Ahmad Khan, the divisional president of PTI.This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 23-Jan-2012 here.