The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice) is a political party in Pakistan. At the last legislative elections, 20 October 2002, the party won 0.8% of the popular vote and 1 out of 272 elected members.PTI has also a seat in provincial assembly of N.W.F.P. PTI is headed by Cricket legend Imran Khan. "Justice,Humanity and Self Esteem" is the slogan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.Imran Khan, the chairman of the party is also the chancellor of Bradford University,England.He has masters degrees in Political Science,Economics and Philosophy. He has recently put forward a solution for Pakistan's issues related to its system. His solution has three points (1)Independent Election Commission (2)Independent Judiciary (3)Independent accontability bureau. Party is working for the implementation of this solution.PTI is playing its role as an opposition party. It has its major influence in Pakistan's middle class.Party wants to send back Army to barracks.
In 1997, he has started a socio-political movement in Pakistan known as Movement for Justice (Urdu: Tehrik-e-Insaaf) and ran for office in the National Elections. The movement has Islamic overtones and was inspired partly by Khan's renewed commitment to Islam. He became a Member of Parliament for Mianwali in the October 2002 elections. He is very critical of the judicial system in Pakistan, which he says prevents accountability for the elite class in Pakistan. Initially Imram supported 1999's militray coup of General Pervez Musharraf, however came in to the fore-front of those against General and President Musharraf.
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