Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in short PTI is a registered political party in Pakistan. In English the meaning of this name is the movement of justice. PTI is in power in Pakistan since 2018. This is the first time of this party in power since it is formed. Headquarters of Tehreek Insaf is in sector G-6/4 in Islamabad.
Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi is the current chairman of PTI and also he is the one who formed this party in 1996. Mr. Imran Khan was the captain of Pakistan cricket team and won the first world cup for the country. Now he is the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
PTI was founded in 25 April 1996 (25 years ago) by Imran Khan and some of his friends. After winning the world cup Mr. Khan got very famous in Pakistan and he started doing social works for the public, one of the famous work is building a cancer hospital in Pakistan. People started trusting him and after gaining a huge support from public he entered in politics and founded Pakistan Tehreek Insaf. It took him 22 years of struggle to form 1st Govt in Pakistan.
The total registered membership of PTI is near about 10 Million according to the data released in 2013. With these numbers Tehreek Insaf is the largest party in Pakistan and it comes in the list of top 10 largest parties in the world.
As by the name Pakistan Tehreek Insaf – the word INSAF means justice so it is clear that why this party started. The main focus is to treat every citizen of the country as equal. And bring everyone under the law without differentiating between them.
If we watch the early speeches of Imran Khan we will come to know that after justice the main focus of him was on the corruption in the Government. All this we can read the manifesto of the Party. If you want to read the full manifesto you can download it in pdf format here.
The red and the green are the colors of the party and here is the flag of Pakistan Tehreek insaf.
Position in National Assembly and senate
After wining the general elections in Pakistan in 2018 PTI formed the Government and here are the political position in the national assembly of Pakistan abd Senate.
|National Assembly||156 out of 342|
|Senate||28 out of 100|
|KPK||94 out of 145|
|Punjab||184 out of 371|
|Sindh||30 out of 168|
|Balochistan||7 out of 65|
|Azaad Kashmir||32 out of 53|
|Gilgit Baltistan||22 out of 33|
Ehsaas Program is a flagship program of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf as it was promised in the party manifesto as the Govt will work to lift the people from poverty and hunger and provide the deserving people with the basic needs of life. There are more then 30 programs working in different domains to achieve the target of poverty reduction in the country.
Some of the major programs are
Ehsaas Emergency Cash, Ehsaas loan Program, Kamyab Jawan Program, Kamyab Pakistan Program, Ehsaas Scholarship Program etc
If you want to know more about these here is the link to the main category of Ehsaas Program.