upcoming of planned trip to Islamabad, former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan stepped up cooking in Lahore in the drum up support from Pakistani workers Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), reported local media.
A long march is expected to begin on Friday from Lahore and reach the capital city Islamabad, on November 4, covered almost 380 km. over week period.
Khan announced march at the press conference in Lahore on Tuesday. “I decided to start the march from Friday at 11 am from Freedom Square. in from Lahore to Islamabad,” Khan said, adding: “I am going to put pressure on government call elections immediately.
move comes a few days after Pakistan Electoral Commission disqualifies Khan from holding public office for five years on charge of concealment of sales proceeds of gifts he received from foreign leaders.
Dubbed one of “major liberation movements” in Pakistan, the rally will be led by Khan and feature stops at Shahdra, Gujranwal, Sialkot, Gujrat, Jhelum and Rawalpindi. Dawn.
Khan met with Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi late on On Wednesday, they discussed the political situation, according to PTI. in tweet.
Meanwhile, in Islamabad, the police reported numerous arrest teams were delivered in place to deal with with protesters.
Dawn It was reported that over 13,000 policemen personnel were deployed in Islamabad. As many as 616 tear gas pistols, 50,050 tear gas rounds, 611 12-barreled guns, 36,700 12-barreled rounds17 guns pepper ball guns with 4,000 shells, 15,000 spray cans, 2,430 masks and 374 vehicles were handed over to the police, the report said, citing the police. official.
Previously in In May, Khan launched the “Azadi March” call. for general elections after he lost confidence vote in Legislative Assembly. The march was marked by mass protests in faced by PTI workers with police, as a result in arrests, injuries and injuries public property.