Tehreek-i-Insaf likely to stage sit-in on September 30 in Raiwind
Chairman PTI Imran Khan said a formal announcement for the Raiwind sit-in would be made after having finals worlds with his party senior leadership.
Sources close to PTI told ARY News that Mr Khan would do consultations with party leaders and all departments during a high-level meet on Sunday following which he would make a formal announcement of the march.
Similar party sources also revealed that PTI would hold the sit-in at a distance of some five kilometres away from the residence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Jati Umra.
The party leadership would also extend last minute invitations to opposition parties in a bid to convince them to participate in the protest and sit-in in unison against the alleged government’s corruption along with PTI.
Mr Khan has said on several occasions that his party would continue to protest on the roads until justice was served on the Panamagate Scandal.
Chairman PTI has already launched Ehtesab (accountability) Movement in the country against the governing PML-N, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, who is also his brother.
N’s Youth Wing in Gujranwala set up task force
In a bid to deal with PTI’s expected march in Raiwind, members of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Youth Wing in Gujranwala, a city in the province of Punjab, have formed a task force.
Television footage showed leaders of the PML-N’s Youth Wing with batons in their hands, sending a message how the party intends to force the crowd back during PTI’s march.
PTI leader Naeem-ul-Haq has warned that if the government tried to stop Raiwind march, it could have serious consequences.
Meanwhile, PTI leader Farrukh Habib also filed a case against PML-N’s Abid Sher Ali for making threatening statements before the Raiwind protest.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has also been named in the application which now rests with the CPO, Faisalabad.
Hamza Shahbaz’s recipe to become PM for Khan
PML-N’s leader and a member of the Sharif’s family Hamza Shahbaz said Imran Khan has become despondent about his political career and that he must think why he is always left alone.
While sharing his recipe of becoming the prime minister with Imran Khan, Mr Shahbaz said, “Go to jail, spend some part of your life in exile and then serve the nation” to become a prime minister.
He said Mr Khan must focus on elections in 2018, instead of dreaming about taking Nawaz Sharif’s position as the premier.