To his legions of fans, Khan is uncorrupted and generous, spending his years off the pitch building hospitals and a university. Khan admits his party was ill-prepared to capitalise on the gains in time for the 2013 election. “Imran Khan is very, very impulsive — a trait leaders score low on,” says Harris Chaudhry, a 23-year-old student. This election, Khan says, is PTI’s “biggest chance” at victory, even as doubts reverberate after his party lost a by-election this week. But when asked if, should he lose, would he hand over the party leadership to a successor, Khan is cryptic.
Source: The Express Tribune February 14, 2018 06:41 UTC