Pakistan

Imran directs for women’s safety at Lahore rally

ISLAMABAD: In the wake of mistreatment of women at Sunday’s rally in Islamabad, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has directed party members to make special arrangements to keep women participants distant from male attendees in the forthcoming rally in Lahore, ARY News reported.

Imran Khan today presided a meeting of senior party members and held consultation with them pertaining to PTI rally in Lahore. The meeting was attended by Jehangir Tareen, Chaudhry Sarwar, Naeem ul Haq, Shafqat Mehmood, Aleem Khan and others.

The skipper tasked Aleem Khan with making the rally a success.

The PTI chief also issued directives to ensure that the women activists and supporters remain at a safe distance from male participants in order to avoid mistreatment of anyone.

Earlier, PTI leader Uzma Kardar had complained to party chairman Imran Khan about mistreatment doled out to her by party activists during a rally in Islamabad.

She wrote a ‘condemnation letter’ to Khan, clarifying him that those maltreated her were PTI activists, and not those of PML-N.

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