PTI flags and banners taken down in Lahore ahead of Imran Khan visit
LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has invited people to the party’s political gathering at the Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore on April 29th.
Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf power show rallies have truly intimidated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) as PTI’s banners and posters welcoming the PTI’s Chairman were taken off overnight in Lahore city.
Banner and posters displayed throughout the city including Mall road and Jail Road were taken down before PTI’s rally on 29th.
According to reports PTI’s workers tried to stop unidentified persons from taking down the banners but were mostly unsuccessful. None of the persons involved could be arrested as they fled the scene as soon as the party workers approached them.
Chairman Imran Khan had advised all his workers to gather at Minar-e-Pakistan Lahore to mark the 22nd foundation day of PTI.
He sent out a video message to his supporters saying that 22 years ago PTI’s foundation was laid. He encouraged workers and his followers to celebrate the day and pray for the stability and progress of the party.
He also advised the workers of PTI to gather at Minar-e-Pakistan on April 29th with their families and relatives to mark this auspicious day.
Previously while addressing the rally in Mardan, Imran also said that the Lahore rally will also mark the nation’s testimony to support the now defunct Panama JIT chief Wajid Zia and said that the entire nation is standing with him.
PTI has also brought to surface a letter indicating that they have officially taken permission from the PHA Director-General to put up banners and flags before the rally.
Prior to this on March 31 PTI claimed that the PML-N led Punjab government was tearing down welcoming banners, posters and party flags put up ahead of PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s visit to the provincial capital. Khan was visiting to supervise the party’s membership drive.