Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced that his party has decided to exit from all the assemblies.
“We will not be part of this country’s political system. We have decided to quit all assemblies,” the former premier said while addressing the party workers and supporters at Rawalpindi Jalsa.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan said that his party had decided not to go to Islamabad as he didn’t want any destruction or chaos. “I would announce the date of resignations after consulting chief ministers and the parliamentary party,” he announced. It is pertinent to mention here that the Imran Khan-led party is ruling the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province while they are also in power in Punjab through a coalition with Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q).
After Imran khan’s announcement regarding the quitting assemblies. PML-Q leader Monnis Elahi tweeted and said as Imran khan gave us orders to dissolve assemblies well do it.
At the outset of his address, the former prime minister urged the party workers and supporters to free themselves from the fear of death if they wanted to live freely. Referring to the incident of Imam Hussain’s (A.S) martyrdom, Imran Khan said that the people of Kufa did not come to his help due to fear of reprisal from the authorities. “Fear makes an entire nation into slaves”.
The former prime minister said everyone had advised him when he was leaving for Rawalpindi not to do so due to his injured leg as well as the threats. He claimed that “three criminals” those he accuses of being behind the Wazirabad attack were waiting for another assassination attempt. He said he had a close encounter with death, calling on the gathered crowd to make their faith stronger.
While praising the nation, Imran Khan said: “Many prime ministers come and go but the public never came out in such large numbers as they gathered here for me”.
“There would be no difference between animals and humans if people of the country accepted the rulers who came to power through ‘NRO’,” he added.
“They [government] cannot afford Islamabad march… they cannot stop millions from entering Islamabad. We could have created create Sri Lanka-like situation,” he said while addressing the party’s gathering in Rawalpindi on Saturday. But, he added that the party has decided to quit all legislative assemblies in the country in a bid to force the incumbent rulers to announce early elections.
Remember that Imran Khan appear for the first time in public after being injured in a gun attack.
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