Former Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan was not aware that he had been removed from his portfolio.
A video of the PTI leader is playing on social media in which journalists can be seen shocked after being asked to remove him from the post of Punjab Information Minister.
“I have no idea,” Chauhan could be seen saying to the astonished reporters.
Another correspondent said, “Sir, we have just received information that Firdous Ashiq Awan has been appointed Special Assistant to the Chief Minister and you have been taken over as Information Minister.”
“I don’t know about it,” Chauhan replied. When another reporter asked him to react to the news, he said, “Brother, I’m telling you, I don’t know anything about it.”
Earlier on Monday, it was announced that the Information Minister had been removed from his post and Firdous Ashiq Awan had been appointed Special Assistant to Chief Minister Usman Bazdar.
A Punjab government notification has revealed that two other Punjab ministers, Mehr Mohammad Aslam Bharwana, who was the co-operative minister, and Zawar Hussain Warraich, who was serving as the jails minister, have been replaced by Chauhan. went.
This is the second time that Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan has been removed from his post in 2019 after the Punjab government promoted him to the post of provincial information minister.
He had to resign from the portfolio in March when he made anti-Hindu remarks which angered many in the country.
PTI lawmakers came under fire after a video of the remarks went viral on social media.
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