Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday said that Shah Mehmood quit Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for principles but the issue of ministerial portfolio. Talking to journalists here, she termed Qureshi as opportunist and condemned his criticism of party leadership. She said that Qureshi hurt the feelings of party workers by criticising the party leadership. She said that PPP was aware of behind the scene conspiracies being hatched by the former minister. She said that the minister quit ministry and PPP for his personal interests.