Former Member National Assembly (MNA) and senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP), Malik Nawab Sher Waseer joins Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). It is a big loss for PPP it has lost one of the most loyal leader in district Faisalabad. The district of Faisalabad used to be the strong hold of PPP in 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s but situation started to change since then. PPP failed to win even a single seat from this district in 2013 elections. He belongs to the Jaranwala Tehsil of Faisalabad district and had a long time affiliation and commitment with PPP. He joined the party in difficult times of 1980s and remained loyal with party for nearly three decades.
He won the national assembly election from NA-76 Faisalabad ii in 2008 elections. He secured 43294 votes and defeated influential candidate Ch Zahid Nazir of Nazir family. Ch. Zahid Nazir got 41068 votes. He lost the election in 2013 against Talal Chaudhry of PML-N with huge margin of 65000 votes. He got more than 35,000 votes while Talal Ch secured 101797 votes.
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