Karachi rally: PTI ready to show political muscle today
The by-election in the constituency will be held on April 23. PTI has fielded its leader Imran Ismail to contest for the seat.
The preparations for the rally have almost been finalized with strong security cover of the police and other law enforcement agencies.
Reclaiming Karachi with Peace; the message is out and it is resonating! This is Ayesha Manzil, Shahra-e-Pakistan pic.twitter.com/t1t9fVFxxB
— PTI (@PTIofficial) April 18, 2015
The PTI is holding a public gathering on Shahrah-e-Pakistan, the same spot where MQM staged a mammoth rally on Saturday.
According to PTI sources, party chairman Imran Khan will address the rally at 9pm.
Under the security arrangements, both the tracks of Ayesha Manzil have been blocked. The special unit of police will perform duties at the rally spot. Authorities have also called water cannons to cope with any untoward incident.
PTI leader Ali Zaidi said preparations for the rally have been finalized and all participants are invited at 5pm.