LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir-ul-Qadri on Monday announced to launch protest movement against the government on January 17 for failing to bring the culprits of the Model Town incident to justice, ARY News reported.
“Our demand of resignations has not been met. We will no more ask for resignations now, but we will take it by force,” he said while addressing a press conference following a prolonged steering committee meeting in Lahore. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan Peoples Party, Awami Muslim League leaders were also present on this occasion.
A meeting of the All Parties Conference had given until January 7 for Rana Sanaullah, and Shehbaz Sharif to resign over the Model Town incident, however after passage of the deadline they had not resigned.
Tahir-ul-Qadri said innocent people were murdered in Model Town incident and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, Law Minister Punjab Rana Sanaullah and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif were responsible for the tragic incident.
He said the entire Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government would have to go now.
“We have all the options available before us. We will eradicate oppression. We are launching protest movement on January 17. We will take down the inhumane kingdom,” he said.
The PAT chief said the movement would not stop till eradication of the government. We would take revenge of each and every crime they had committed, he said.
He said the ruling government burgled into the law of Finality of the Prophethood (SAWW) and now those behind alteration of the law had gone in hiding.
A committe has been formed to run the matters of the protest movement which has been incorporated with seven representatives from different parties. Firtst meeting of the committee will be held on January 11.