Firdous Ashiq Awan issues clarification following on-air altercation with PPP’s Qadir Khan Mandokhail

Senior PTI leader and SAPM to CM Punjab on Information – Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has issued a clarification following on-air physical and verbal altercation with PPP’s MNA Qadir Khan Mandokhail.

In her video statement, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan contented that PPP’s Qadir Khan Mandokhail had used profane and derogatory language against her and she acted only in ‘self-defence’.

The PTI leader argued that the incident is being reported biasedly and that Qadir Mandokhail hurled abuses and used expletive language against her and her father.

Firdous Ashiq Awan has announced to take legal action against Qadir Mandokhail.

She has also urged the Express News  administration to release full video of the episode.

What Had Happended?

The development comes as Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan and PPP’s Qadir Mandokhail appeared on the Kal Tak  talk show hosted by Javed Chaudhry on Express News. The duo engaged in a heated argument accusing each other of corruption. The quarrel turned physical after Mandokhail allegedly used foul language against his female political adversary, forcing the latter to slap the PPP leader.

The show was taken off air, with the host Javed Chaudhry urging both Firdous Ashiq Awan pleading both the leaders to maintain the decorum and abstain from the undignified verbal and physical squabble.